Signs and Wonders: Essays on Literature and Culture



Since The Early 1970s, Marina Warner Has Been One Of The Most Challenging, Subtle And Profound Commentators On The Culture Of Past And Present, Unravelling Our Webs Of Images, Ideas And Beliefs, And Making New And Provocative Connections.This Resonant Collection Draws Together Essays Written Over Twenty Five Years, Offering A Wide Ranging Retrospective Of Her Developing Ideas Whether Writing On Vietnam, Mrs Thatcher, The Dollar Sign And The Twin Towers, Queen Elizabeth I And Incest, Weeping Madonnas, Zombies Or Fairytales, Marian Warner Displays A Rare Gift For Blending Historical And Anthropological Insights With Deft And Perceptive Readings On Individual Works.Signs and Wonders: Essays on Literature and Culture

Marina Sarah Warner is a British novelist, short story writer, historian and mythographer She is known for her many non fiction books relating to feminism and myth.

She is a professor in the Department of Literature, Film and Theatre at the University of Essex, and gave the Reith Lectures on the BBC in 1994 on the theme of Managing Monsters Six Myths of Our Time

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  • Paperback
  • 528 pages
  • Signs and Wonders: Essays on Literature and Culture
  • Marina Warner
  • English
  • 12 June 2017
  • 9780099437727

10 thoughts on “Signs and Wonders: Essays on Literature and Culture

  1. says:

    Very heavy going needs to be read in short bites A knowledge of Shakespeare is useful The overlying theme is the portrayal of women in literature Well worth reading but definitely not in one go.

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