Alone Of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary

Alone Of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary

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Alone Of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary by Marina Warner

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780394711553
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/28/1983
Pages: 339
Sales rank: 887,841
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.04(d)

About the Author

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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