Monuments & Maidens: The Allegory of the Female Form
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About the Book
Marina 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.
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780520227330
EAN: 9780520227330
Publisher Date: 01 Apr 2001
Continuations: English
Dewey: 704.942
Height: 229 mm
Language: English
MediaMail: Y
Number of Items: 01
Series Title: English
Sub Title: The Allegory of the Female Form
ISBN-10: 0520227336
Publisher: Univ of California Pr
Acedemic Level: English
Book Type: English
Depth: 32
Edition: 1
Illustration: Y
LCCN: 00022620
No of Pages: 417
PrintOnDemand: N
Spine Width: 30 mm
Width: 152 mm
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