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Published: 17 March 2016

480 Pages | 8 pp colour plate section, 16 pp black-and-white plate section


ISBN: 9780198718789

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Alone of All Her Sex

The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary

Marina Warner

  • New edition of Marina Warner's fascinating study of the cult of the Virgin Mary
  • Considers lasting polemical themes
  • Presents a powerful, lastingly relevant, and resonant argument about the position of women in relation to female symbolism
  • Accessibly written and generously illustrated
  • Includes a new preface, which revises Warner's original conclusion in light of how the cult of the Virgin Mary has developed in recent years