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Why should Truth be a woman? Or Nature? Or Justice? Or Liberty? Not, certainly, because women have been more free, just, truthful, nor even (though this one has a double edge) more natural. Marina Warner sets out to breathe some life into the army of petrified personages that litters western cityscapes. As her book shows, these stony ladies can be persuaded to yield surprisingly interesting. Why should Truth be a woman? Or Nature? Or Justice? Or Liberty? Not, certainly, because women have been more free, just, truthful, nor even (though this one has a double edge) more natural. Marina Warner sets out to breathe some life into the army of petrified personages that litters western cityscapes. As her book shows, these stony ladies can be persuaded to yield surprisingly interesting answers' - Lorna Sage, Observer. An entertaining and enlightening book about the relationship between allegory and female form from one of the great feminists and cultural historians of our time, Marina Warner. Books, Society and Social Sciences~~Society & Culture General~~Social Groups, Monuments And Maidens~~Book~~9780099588818~~Marina Warner, , Monuments And Maidens, Marina Warner, 9780099588818, Vintage, 02/01/1996, , , , Vintage

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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. aesthetics,arts music and photography,criticism,education and reference,folklore and mythology,history,history and criticism,philosophy,politics and social sciences,social sciences Women's Studies, VINTAGE

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This work examines three very different allegorical uses of the female form: New York's statue of Liberty; the public sculptures of central Paris; and the images of ... Books, [PU: Century Hutchinson; Random Century; Random House]

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Monuments and Maidens
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Warner, Marina

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Monuments and Maidens

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0099588811

Marina Warner examines three very different allegorical uses of the female form; New York's Statue of Liberty, the public sculptures of central Paris and the images of Mrs Thatcher favoured by the Press. "A book to change the way we see the world, and the place of women in it" "Literary Review".

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Publishing year: 1996
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Language: eng/Englisch

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