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IN FULL FLOWER : Aging Women, Power, and Sexuality. A History

By: Banner, Lois W.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, U.S.A., Vintage Books: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008771

ISBN: 0679744746

Condition: Very Good +


ix, + 422pp., plus 16 page, b/white illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm, slightly sunned. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. "This vastly learned and magnificently iconoclastic book is a fresh examination of the social and sexual status of aging women - and in particular the way that status has shaped their relationships with younger men. Drawing on a close analysis of myth and history, literature and pop culture, it simultaneously manages to reveal societal prejudices and burst through them, with an intellectual authority and elan that recall ... View more info