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Monuments & Maidens: The Allegory of the Female Form

Marina Warner
Format
Book
Published
Berkeley : University of California Press, 2000.
Edition
First U.S. paperback printing
Language
English
Variant Title
Monuments and maidens
ISBN
0520227336 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Part 1 Female Presence Today
  • 1 Monument (New York) 3
  • 2 Street (Paris) 18
  • 3 Front Page (London) 38
  • Part 2 Figure in Myth
  • 4 Engendered Images 63
  • 5 Bed of Odysseus 88
  • 6 Aegis of Athena 104
  • 7 Goddess of Success 127
  • 8 Sword of Justice 146
  • 9 Lady Wisdom 177
  • Part 3 Body in Allegory
  • 10 Making of Pandora 213
  • 11 Sieve of Tuccia 241
  • 12 Slipped Chiton 267
  • 13 Nuda Veritas 294
  • Epilogue: The Eyes of Tiresias 329.
Description
xxiii, 417 p., [48] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
  • Previously published: New York : Atheneum, 1985.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-400) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
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