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The Cambridge Companion to Allegory

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  • 5 b/w illus.
  • Page extent: 324 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.52 kg

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 (ISBN-13: 9780521680820)

The Cambridge Companion to Allegory
Cambridge University Press
9780521862295 - The Cambridge Companion to Allegory - Edited by Rita Copeland and Peter T. Struck
Table of Contents

Contents

List of illustrations
vii
Contributors
viii
Chronology
ix
Introduction
Rita Copeland and Peter T. Struck
1
Part I    Ancient Foundations
1         Early Greek allegory
Dirk Obbink
15
2         Hellenistic allegory and early imperial rhetoric
Glenn W. Most
26
3         Origen as theorist of allegory: Alexandrian contexts
Daniel Boyarin
39
Part II   Philosophy, Theology, and Poetry 200 to 1200
4         Allegory and ascent in Neoplatonism
Peter T. Struck
57
5         Allegory in Christian late antiquity
Denys Turner
71
6         Allegory in Islamic literatures
Peter Heath
83
7         Twelfth-century allegory: philosophy and imagination
Jon Whitman
101
Part III  Literary Allegory: Philosophy and Figuration
8         Allegory in the Roman de la Rose
Kevin Brownlee
119
9         Dante and allegory
Albert R. Ascoli
128
10        Medieval secular allegory: French and English
Stephanie Gibbs Kamath and Rita Copeland
136
11        Medieval religious allegory: French and English
Nicolette Zeeman
148
12        Renaissance allegory from Petrarch to Spenser
Michael Murrin
162
13        Protestant allegory
Brian Cummings
177
14        Allegorical drama
Blair Hoxby
191
Part IV   The Fall and Rise of Allegory
15        Romanticism's errant allegory
Theresa M. Kelley
211
16        American allegory to 1900
Deborah L. Madsen
229
17        Walter Benjamin's concept of allegory
Howard Caygill
241
18        Hermeneutics, deconstruction, allegory
Steven Mailloux
254
19        Allegory happens: allegory and the arts post-1960
Lynette Hunter
266
Further reading
281
Index
286



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