Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary

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This unique study of the cult of the Virgin Mary offers a way of thinking about the interrelations of Catholicism and ideas of ideal femininity over the longue duree. An ambitious history of the changing symbolism of the Mother of God, Alone of All Her Sex holds up to the light different emphases occurring at different times, and highlights that the apparent archetype of a magna mater is constantly in play with social and historical conditions and values. Marina Warner's interesting perspective was forged in the aftermath ...

Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary 2016, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198718789

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Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary 2013, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199639946

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Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth & the Cult of the Virgin Mary 1978, Pocket Books

ISBN-13: 9780671790110

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Alone of all her sex : the myth and the cult of the Virgin Mary 1976, Knopf : distributed by Random House, New York

ISBN-13: 9780394499130

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