Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 March 2016

402 Pages | 8 pp of colour plates; 16 pp of black-and-white plates


ISBN: 9780198718796

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Joan of Arc

The Image of Female Heroism

Marina Warner

  • New edition of Marina Warner's groundbreaking book
  • Investigates the popular conception of Joan of Arc as a heroic female figure
  • Traces portrayals of Joan of Arc across literature, theatre, film, television, and art
  • Suggests how changing perceptions of Joan of Arc show political shifts in France
  • Includes a new preface reflecting on Joan of Arc in recent years