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ANDROMEDA'S CHAINS : Gender and Interpretation in Victorian Literature and Art by  Adrienne Auslander Munich - Paperback - First Edition - 1989 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

ANDROMEDA'S CHAINS : Gender and Interpretation in Victorian Literature and Art

by Munich, Adrienne Auslander

Condition: Very Good +


New York: Columbia University Press, 1989. xii, + 222pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Andromeda', Edward Poynter) card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. " . . . explores the power and the passion with which Victorian male writers and artists gave meaning to the Perseus and Andromeda myth and its medieval analogue, the legend of St. George and the dragon . . . Employing examples from Morris, Browning, Kingsley, Hopkins, Ruskin and Rossetti - along with artists who were their contemporaries - Munich demonstrates that since men rather than women used the Perseus and Andromeda myth for creative purposes, analyzing the Victorian Andromedas illuminates the gendered aspect of Victorian culture." Includes Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 350g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Diversity Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 009660
  • Title: ANDROMEDA'S CHAINS : Gender and Interpretation in Victorian Literature and Art
  • Author: Munich, Adrienne Auslander
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 0231068735
  • ISBN 13: 9780231068734
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1989
  • Keywords: VICTORIAN ERA, ARTS, ALLEGORIES, FEMINISM AND LITERATURE, GENDER, GREAT BRITAIN
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literary Criticism;
  • Subjects: ART / General; LITERARY CRITICISM / General;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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