Alone of All Her Sex

Author:   Marina Warner
Publisher:   Alfred A. Knopf
Edition:   Vintage Books ed
ISBN:  

9780394711553


Pages:   40
Publication Date:   12 March 1983
Format:   Paperback
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Shows how the figure of Mary has shaped and been shaped by changing social and historical circumstances and why for all their beauty and power, the legends of Mary have condemned real women to perpetual inferiority

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Author:   Marina Warner
Publisher:   Alfred A. Knopf
Imprint:   Alfred A. Knopf
Edition:   Vintage Books ed
Dimensions:   Width: 13.30cm , Height: 2.80cm , Length: 19.70cm
Weight:   0.408kg
ISBN:  

9780394711553


ISBN 10:   0394711556
Pages:   40
Publication Date:   12 March 1983
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   To order   Availability explained
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Dramatic, informative and entertaining...a substantial and provocative book. - TLS <br><br> A work of remarkably elegant and eloquent scholarship. - Observer <br><br> Astonishing and enlightening.... packed with scholarship, imagery, vivid selection, and wry contrastive comment. - Margaret Mead


Dramatic, informative and entertaining...a substantial and provocative book. - TLS <br> A work of remarkably elegant and eloquent scholarship. - Observer <br> Astonishing and enlightening.... packed with scholarship, imagery, vivid selection, and wry contrastive comment. - Margaret Mead


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Marina Warner is a prize-winning novelist and cultural historian whose works include From the Beast to the Blonde, Managing Monsters (the 1994 Reith Lectures), Indigo and The Lost Father (shortlisted for the Booker Prize).

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