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9789386338860 64227eba57ec8683231529e0 The Ring of Truth: Myths of Sex and Jewelry https://www.bookishsanta.com/s/63fe03d26a1181c480898883/64227ec057ec868323152a0c/book-speaking-tiger-18041522290854.jpg From Shakuntala to Scheherazade to Marilyn Monroe, from Ancient India and Greece to Medieval Europe to modern cinema, sexual desire and jewelry, particularly rings, have been very often connected. Why do jewels keep appearing in stories about marriage and adultery, love and betrayal, loss and recovery, identity and masquerade? What is the mythology that makes finger rings symbols of true (or, as the case may be, untrue) love across the world?Wendy Doniger hrough stories about jewels, sex and clever women. The Ring of Truth, like all of Wendy Doniger s books, is an astonishing and hugely satisfying work of scholarship rendered in compulsively readable prose.Praise for The Hindus: An Alternative History hature and Culture in the Kamasutra 9789386338860
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From Shakuntala to Scheherazade to Marilyn Monroe, from Ancient India and Greece to Medieval Europe to modern cinema, sexual desire and jewelry, particularly rings, have been very often connected. Why do jewels keep appearing in stories about marriage and adultery, love and betrayal, loss and recovery, identity and masquerade? What is the mythology that makes finger rings symbols of true (or, as the case may be, untrue) love across the world?Wendy Doniger hrough stories about jewels, sex and clever women. The Ring of Truth, like all of Wendy Doniger s books, is an astonishing and hugely satisfying work of scholarship rendered in compulsively readable prose.Praise for The Hindus: An Alternative History hature and Culture in the Kamasutra
Author Wendy Doniger
Language English
Publisher Speaking Tiger
Pages 424
Binding Hardcover