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The Caprichos--that goatish word again--are awash with hybridity, animal-human substitution and formal instability.
Lilith is a universal figure, however rooted in Jewish tradition; she has been connected with the African Queen of Sheba, whose reputation as demonic is implied in her hairy goatish legs or "ass's hooves" (Warner 1994, 112).
As a wizened and wise man who looks goatish and emanates the regretful tone of a fallen Pan, Cartwright speaks with experienced insight and admiration for the ancient mythologies that form the doctrinal center of this work.
How is it that President's Clinton's sexual peccadilloes nearly led to his impeachment while the frequent sexual exploits of President John Kennedy, whom Adut calls "a goatish president," were quietly put to bed?