Shows how the figure of Mary has shaped and been shaped by changing social and historical circumstances and why for all their beauty and power,the legends of Mary have condemned real women to perpetual inferiority.
About Marina Warner
Marina Warner is a novelist, cultural historian, and critic. Her fiction includes Indigo and The Lost Father (winner of a Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and shortlisted for the Booker Prize), as well as a collection of stories, Mermaids in the Basement…. More about Marina Warner