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Thinking Allegory Otherwise.

Author: Brenda Machosky
Publisher: Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thinking Allegory Otherwise is a unique collection of essays by allegory specialists and other scholars who engage allegory in exciting new ways. The contributors include Jody Enders, Karen Feldman, Angus Fletcher, Blair Hoxby, Brenda Machosky, Catherine Gimelli Martin, Stephen Orgel, Maureen Quilligan, James Paxson, Daniel Selcer, Gordon Teskey, and Richard Wittman. The essays are not limited to an examination of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Machosky
ISBN: 9780804773508 0804773505
OCLC Number: 638861394
Description: 1 online resource (290 pages)
Contents: Contents; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Introduction: "A Protean Device"; 1. Allegory without Ideas; Part One --
Performing Allegory; 2. Memories and Allegories of the Death Penalty; 3. The Mask of Copernicus and the Mark of the Compass; 4. The Function of Allegory in Baroque Tragic Drama; Part Two --
Allegory in Place; 5. Colonial Allegories in Paris; 6. Monuments and Space as Allegory; Part Three --
Revisiting Allegory in the Renaissance; 7. Allegory and Female Agency; 8. What Knights Really Want; 9. Eliding Absence and Regaining Presence; Part Four --
New Dimensions for Allegory. 10. On Vitality, Figurality, and Orality in Hannah Arendt11. Allegory and Science; Index.

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Thinking Allegory Otherwise is a unique collection of essays by allegory specialists and other scholars who engage allegory in exciting new ways. The contributors include Jody Enders, Karen Feldman, Angus Fletcher, Blair Hoxby, Brenda Machosky, Catherine Gimelli Martin, Stephen Orgel, Maureen Quilligan, James Paxson, Daniel Selcer, Gordon Teskey, and Richard Wittman. The essays are not limited to an examination of literary texts and works of art, and in fact focus on a wide range of topics that includes architecture, philosophy, theatre, science, and law. The book proves the truth of the statem.

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