The lamb and the elephant; ideal imitation and the context of Renaissance allegory, (Book, 1974) [WorldCat.org]
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The lamb and the elephant; ideal imitation and the context of Renaissance allegory,

Author: John M Steadman
Publisher: San Marino, Calif., Huntington Library, 1974.
Series: Huntington Library publications.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through his plan to share the wealth of his wheat crop with three friends, a Chinese farmer teaches the importance of allowing other people to help in time of need.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Steadman, John M.
Lamb and the elephant.
San Marino, Calif., Huntington Library, 1974
(OCoLC)591140819
Named Person: Englisch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John M Steadman
ISBN: 0873280628 9780873280624
OCLC Number: 973391
Description: xlvi, 254 pages 24 cm
Contents: Innovation and tradition : the problem of the Renaissance --
The recovery of antiquity --
Classical tradition and Renaissance epic --
The garment of doctrine : imitation and allegory --
Image and idea : imitation and allegory --
Invention and design : idea and form --
Invention and disposition : theme and structure --
The end of the Renaissance : the problem of periodization.
Series Title: Huntington Library publications.
Responsibility: by John M. Steadman.

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Through his plan to share the wealth of his wheat crop with three friends, a Chinese farmer teaches the importance of allowing other people to help in time of need.

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