Monuments And Maidens The Allegory of the Female Form

Monuments And Maidens The Allegory of the Female Form

By: Marina Warner (author)eBook

Description

'Why should Truth be a woman? Or Nature? Or Justice? Or Liberty? Not, certainly, because women have been more free, just, truthful, nor even (though this one has a double edge) more natural. Marina Warner sets out to breathe some life into the army of petrified personages that litters western cityscapes... As her book shows, these stony ladies can be persuaded to yield surprisingly interesting answers' - Lorna Sage, Observer

An entertaining and enlightening book about the relationship between allegory and female form from one of the great feminists and cultural historians of our time, Marina Warner.

Product Details

  • ID: 9781409029182
  • book language: en
  • publisher: Random House
  • publisher imprint: Vintage Digital

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