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Marina Warner Feminist mythographer by Jane Aikins Haslett

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Published by UMI .
Written in English


  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Mythologists,
  • Warner, Marina

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The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10949945M
ISBN 100612689433
ISBN 109780612689435

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Marina Warner is an internationally renowned cultural historian whose ambitious works of popular scholarship, from Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and Cult of the Virgin Mary () to Stranger Magic: Charmed States and the Arabian Nights (), have been highly acclaimed and influential.. Their intellectual sweep across world cultures, religion and art in all its forms has transformed our Place Of Birth: London, England.   Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Marina Warner books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Marina Warner’s beautiful review of Thomas Laqueur’s Work of the Dead had me thinking about the insistent presence of the dead in my own childhood – and, I suppose, the childhoods of all those whom Doris Lessing called the Children of Violence (LRB, 17 August). It wasn’t just the absent presence of my mother’s father and brother. Marina Warner's interesting perspective was forged in the aftermath of significant postwar developments in history, anthropology, and feminism and the book inspired fierce debates when it was first published in Alone of All Her Sex is also an emotive, personal statement, arising from Warner's own upbringing as .