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Alone of All Her Sex

Marina Warner

Alone of All Her Sex

by Marina Warner

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Published by Quartet Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Mary

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages422
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7775146M
    ISBN 100704331853
    ISBN 109780704331853


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Alone of All Her Sex may be called a history book only loosely. It certainly does not follow the Marxist methodology of history writing, but its adherence to Cited by:   But ALONE OF ALL HER SEX is not a book easily completed. It is a mammoth, inspirational, exceedingly detailed portrait of a woman named Mary, inspiration for some of the worlds greatest paintings, iconic symbol of Christian religion, mother of Jesus himself, a woman who represents an ongoing cult lasting 2, years.4/5.

Her book explores the cult in all its ramifiations peeling aside each successive accretion of doctrine and devotion in order to examine its moral social and emotional implications. Well-constructed and written with an attractive combination of astringent intelligence and warm sensitivity.

The book abounds in perceptive insights. It is based on wide reading it brings out. In Alone of All Her Sex she shows herself a deft reader of texts as varied as St Paul's Ephesians, Plato's Symposium and Dante's Inferno, but she deals with cheap plaster Virgins at roadside.

Marina Warner's interesting perspective was forged in the aftermath of significant postwar developments in history, anthropology, and feminism and the book inspired fierce debates when it was first published in Alone of All Her Sex is also an emotive, personal statement, arising from Warner's own upbringing as a : OUP Oxford.

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So this book by Marina Warner was a godsend. Warner, in Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and Cult of the Virgin Mary, gives an exhaustive historical analysis of the cult of the Virgin Mary – how it started, spread, was opposed, fought the opposition and triumphed.

Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this Alone of All Her Sex study guide and get instant access to the following. Critical Essays; Analysis; You'll also get. Buy Alone of All Her Sex: Cult of the Virgin Mary New edition by Warner, Marina (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low 5/5(1). Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, ) ISBN In a Dark Wood (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, ) Queen Victoria Sketch Book (Macmillan, )Occupation: Mythographer, novelist, lecturer, professor.

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That alone is remarkable enough, given both the genre (YA), and the year of publication (). But the man she sleeps with is a med school intern which makes him at least 24 or 25 years old.

Alone of All Her Sex Quotes Showing of 2 ― Marina Warner, Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary “It’s a long time ago that I lost my faith in Mary, a long time since she was the fulcrum of the scheme of salvation I then believed in, alongside Jesus the chief by:   Hannah, the author of more than 20 novels, including “The Nightingale” (), which sold 4 million copies, has a sharp eye for drama.

This time around, she draws directly on her own family. A quick review of Alone With Her, directed by Eric Nicholas. Since I see more films on dvd than in the theaters and alot of people ask me if I've "seen anything good lately" I thought I would put.

Alone, all alone. Nobody, but nobody. Can make it out here alone. Now if you listen closely. I'll tell you what I know. Storm clouds are gathering. The wind is gonna blow. The race of man is suffering.

And I can hear the moan, Can make it out here alone. Alone, all alone. Nobody, but nobody. Can make it out here alone.

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All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.