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Eve : a biography

Author: Pamela Norris
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 1999.
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"The entrancing tale of a folk maiden who metamorphoses into a vamp, a mermaid, a bluestocking, a witch, a virgin trapped inside the walls of a fertile garden and finally, perhaps, into a thoroughly modern woman who chews the apple of knowledge with gusto and wouldn't dream of offering Adam a bite."--Jacket.
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Named Person: Eve, (Biblical figure); Eve (Biblical figure); Eve, (Biblical figure)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Norris
ISBN: 0814758126 9780814758120 0814758150 9780814758151
OCLC Number: 41452724
Notes: Originally published: London : Picador, 1998.
Description: xvi, 496 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: The making of a bad reputation --
The Garden of Eden --
The view through one painted eye --
Angelic lust, devilish envy --
Curious women: Eve, Pandora and Psyche --
The tragic passions of womanhood --
The terrible flesh --
Daughters of Eve --
Fantasies of Eve --
The second Eve --
An help meet for Adam --
Tempting women: mermaids, Liliths and Lamias --
Eve tells her own story.
Other Titles: Story of Eve
Responsibility: Pamela Norris.
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"The entrancing tale of a folk maiden who metamorphoses into a vamp, a mermaid, a bluestocking, a witch, a virgin trapped inside the walls of a fertile garden and finally, perhaps, into a thoroughly modern woman who chews the apple of knowledge with gusto and wouldn't dream of offering Adam a bite."--Jacket.

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