Monuments and Maidens
The Allegory of the Female Form
By (author) Marina Warner
Normal Price: $61.00
Your Price: $54.90 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.10! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.74 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply, Not for Xmas
Monuments and Maidens by Marina Warner
Book DescriptionMarina Warner explores the tradition of personifying liberty, justice, wisdom, charity, and other ideals and desiderata in the female form, and examines the tension between women's historic and symbolic roles. Drawing on the evidence of public art, especially sculpture, and painting, poetry, and classical mythology, she ranges over the allegorical presence of the woman in the Western tradition with a sharply observant eye and a piquant and engaging style.
Buy Monuments and Maidens book by Marina Warner from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780520227330
(229mm x 152mm x 31mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 20-Oct-2011
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Marina Warner
Tongue of Adam, Paperback (November 2016)
A playful and erudite look at the origins of language
Once Upon a Time, Paperback (July 2016)
In ten succinct chapters, Marina Warner guides us through the rich world of fairy tale, from Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel to Snow White and Pan's Labyrinth. Exploring pervasive themes of folklore, myth, the supernatural, imagination, and fantasy, Warner highlights the impact of the genre on human understanding, history, and culture.
Joan of Arc, Paperback (March 2016)
A fascinating study of the symbolism of Joan of Arc in her own time and ever since in literature, politics, on the stage, and on screen.
Alone of All Her Sex, Paperback (March 2016)» View all books by Marina Warner
A polemical study about the most powerful divine woman in the history of the world.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Monuments and Maidens book by Marina Warner and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Marina Warner
Among Marina Warner's books are From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers (1995), Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary (1983), and Joan of Arc (California, 1999).
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.