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1 Munich, Adrienne Auslander ANDROMEDA'S CHAINS : Gender and Interpretation in Victorian Literature and Art
New York Columbia University Press 1989 0231068735 / 9780231068734 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 
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. 
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