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Signs & Wonders: Essays on Literature and Culture

Paperback, 07/10/2004, £12.99
Since the early 1970s, Marina Warner has been one of the most challenging, subtle and profound commentators on the culture of past and present, unravelling our webs of images, ideas and beliefs, and making new and provocative connections.

Forms of Enchantment: Writings on Art & Artists

Hardback, 01/09/2018, £24.95
A series of enlightening perspectives on the art and visual culture of today's world from one of our pre-eminent writers.

Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale

Paperback, 22/06/2016, £8.99
In ten succinct chapters, Marina Warner guides us through the rich world of fairy tale, from Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel to Snow White and Pan's Labyrinth. Exploring pervasive themes of folklore, myth, the supernatural, imagination, and fantasy, Warner highlights the impact of the genre on human understanding, history, and culture.

Varieties Of Secularism In A Secula

Hardback, 02/03/2010, £33.95
Charts the conversations in which A Secular Age intervenes and address wider questions of secularism and secularity.


Paperback, 18/02/1993, £9.99
Inspired by "The Tempest", the novelist rewrites the drama of Ariel, Caliban and Sycorax in a Caribbean setting, exploring the colonial conflicts of an imaginary island and one family. The author's previous novel "The Lost Father" was Regional Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize.

Fantastic Metamorphoses, Other Worlds

Paperback, 05/02/2004, £25.00
Myths and tales of metamorphosis, from Leda and the swan to Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, command great excitement and pleasure among readers. This book explores stories of transformation, in poetry, fiction, and painting. It shows how ideas about human personality, such as the zombie and the doppelganger, develop in the encounter between cultures.

Fly Away Home

Paperback, 15/09/2015, £8.99
A long-awaited new collection of Marina Warner's short stories. Like her award-winning novels, Marina Warner's stories conjure up mysteries and wonders in a physical world, treading a delicate, magical line between the natural and the supernatural, between openness and fear.

Stranger Magic

Paperback, 01/11/2012, £18.99
Magic is not a matter of the occult arts, but a way of thinking, of dreaming the impossible. As part of her exploration into the prophetic enchantments of the Nights, the author explores the figure of the dark magician or magus, from Solomon to the wicked uncle in 'Aladdin'; the complex vitality of the genies or jinn; and animal metamorphoses.

From the Beast to the Blonde

Paperback, 07/09/1995, £25.00
An illustrated work that explores and illuminates the unfolding history of famous fairy tales and the contexts in which they flourished. It also lifts the curtain on the tellers themselves - from ancient sibyls and old crones to the more modern Angela Carter and, of course, Walt Disney.


Paperback, 13/03/2008, £13.00
Marina Warner's study of the products of fantasy deepens our understanding of the supernatural in relation to self and society. This surprising story explores the metaphors and media that have been the stock in trade of poets, scientists, magicians, and visionaries, including wax and cloud, smoke and mirrors, ether, ectoplasm, and celluloid.