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Author Banner, Lois W.

Title In full flower : aging women, power, and sexuality : a history / Lois W. Banner.

Publication Info. New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1992.


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Basement Materials  305.3 BANNER    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  305.4 BAN    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  305.3 BANNER    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xi, 422 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references ([359]-408) and index.
Contents Sunset Boulevard -- Possibilities for Penelope -- Goddesses revealed and obscured: story of Sappho and Phaon -- Wife of Bath as historical prototype -- Aging women, power, and sexuality: from the Wife of Bath to the witch -- Eroticized young male and women's response -- Nineteenth century: Margaret Fuller and Colette - continental and Anglo-American comparisons -- Twentieth century: menopause and its meaning -- Aging and ethnicity: goddesses reconsidered.
Subject Interpersonal relations -- History.
Older women -- History.
Young men -- History.
Power, Psychological
Women -- history.
ISBN 0394579437: $25.00 ($30.00 Can.)
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