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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.; E-Duke books scholarly collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Parodies, imitations, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Patterson, Annabel M.
Fables of power.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1991
(DLC) 90046299
(OCoLC)22309778
Named Person: Aesop; Aesop.; Aesopus.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Annabel M Patterson
ISBN: 9780822382577 0822382571
OCLC Number: 191222206
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (177 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Aesop's Life: Fathering the Fable --
Fables of Power: The Sixteenth Century --
"The Fable Is Inverted": 1628-1700 --
Body Fables --
"The World Is Chang'd": 1700-2000 --
Postscript.
Series Title: Post-contemporary interventions.; E-Duke books scholarly collection.
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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