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Examines the life of Joan of Arc and explores the meaning of Joan both to her contemporaries and succeeding generations--Joan as hero, prophet, heretic, androgyne, harlot, and saint
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"Elegantly written, thoughtful (as one would expect from the author of "Alone of All Her Sex), imaginative, sensitive. Warner ranges through iconographic, allegorical, literary, dramatic, operatic, cinematographic, linguistic, historical, biographical, and political evidence to present a history of Joan and of her subsequent representations."--"ChoiceAbout the Author:
Marina Warner is a historian and novelist; among her books are No Go the Bogeyman: Scaring, Lulling, and Making Mock (1998), From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers (1995), and Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary (1983). She lives in London.
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Book Description Knopf, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: New. First. Seller Inventory # DADAX0394411455
Book Description Knopf, 1981. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0394411455
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # E-0394411455
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0394411455