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Authority figures : metaphors of mastery from the Iliad to the Apocalypse

Author: Christopher Collins
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining texts ranging from the Homeric epics and the Platonic dialogues, to Virgils "Aeneid" and the Book of Revelation, this book reveals how certain strategic metaphors embedded in the early  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Collins, Christopher.
Authority figures.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©1996
(OCoLC)604936496
Online version:
Collins, Christopher.
Authority figures.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©1996
(OCoLC)609963289
Named Person: Homer; Homère; Homer.; Homerus; Plato; Herwerd von Forchenbrunn; Plato.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Collins
ISBN: 0847682382 9780847682386 0847682390 9780847682393
OCLC Number: 34475684
Description: xiv, 202 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Glamour of Authority --
2. The Iliad: Pastoral Analogy and the Rules of Speech --
3. The Odyssey: A Journey through a Concentric Figure --
4. Homer and the Anatomy of Inner Authority --
5. Plato: Knowing Thy Selves --
6. Reading Internal Writing --
7. Transfiguration and Apocalypse.
Responsibility: Christopher Collins.

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