Synopses & Reviews
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.
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).
From the Trade Paperback edition.