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Fables of power : Aesopian writing and political history

Author: Annabel M Patterson
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1991.
Series: Post-contemporary interventions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the origins and meanings of the Aesopian fable, as well as its function in Renaissance culture and subsequently. The author shows how the fable worked as a medium of political analysis and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Parodies, imitations, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Patterson, Annabel M.
Fables of power.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1991
(OCoLC)645789322
Named Person: Aesop; Aesop.; Aesop.; Aesopus.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Annabel M Patterson
ISBN: 0822311062 9780822311065 0822311186 9780822311188
OCLC Number: 22309778
Description: 177 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Post-contemporary interventions.
Responsibility: Annabel Patterson.

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"Annabel Patterson has written a smart and eloquent study of the fable's shifting function in political commentary and analysis. . . . An exhilarating book." --Anne Lake Prescott," Modern Philology"

 
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