Marina Warner

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Marina Warner

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Marina Warner has written several studies in cultural history, as well as novels and short stories.

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First Name

Marina

Surname or Business Name

Warner

Years Affiliated

2016

Affiliation

Royal Society of Literature

Birth Date

1946

Birthplace

United Kingdom

Occupation

Professor of English and Creative Writing at Birkbeck College, University of London

Biographical Text

Marina Warner has written several studies in cultural history, as well as novels and short stories. Much of her work explores symbols and figures in myth and fairy tales, from Catholic cults to the Arabian Nights. Her books include Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary (1976), Monuments and Maidens: The Allegory of the Female Form (1985), and Stranger Magic: Charmed States and the Arabian Nights (2011). Warner has also curated exhibitions and contributed to a range of contemporary art matters, exploring new ways of seeing and connections with our cultural heritage. She is professor of English and Creative Writing at Birkbeck College, University of London. She was awarded the Holberg Prize in 2015 and made a Dame the same year.

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“Marina Warner,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed August 8, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/846.