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Poetic Machinations: Allegory, Surrealism, and Postmodern Poetic Form

Michael Golston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164306
eISBN:
9780231538633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164306.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Through a survey of American poetry and poetics from the end of World War II to the present, Michael Golston traces the proliferation of these experiments to a growing fascination with allegory in ... More


Julia Margaret Cameron's 'fancy subjects': Photographic allegories of Victorian identity and empire

Jeff Rosen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993177
eISBN:
9781526109811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993177.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The Victorians admired Julia Margaret Cameron for her evocative photographic portraits of eminent men like Tennyson, Carlyle, and Darwin. But Cameron also made numerous photographs called ‘fancy ... More


Epistemologies: Clark Coolidge

Michael Golston

in Poetic Machinations: Allegory, Surrealism, and Postmodern Poetic Form

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164306
eISBN:
9780231538633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164306.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 2 is a study of formal allegory in the poetry of Clark Coolidge. It describes Coolidge’s and John Ashbery’s interests in surrealism, then argues that the former’s works from the 1970’s should ... More


Fictocritical Postlude: The Melancholy of Conceptualism

Michael Golston

in Poetic Machinations: Allegory, Surrealism, and Postmodern Poetic Form

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164306
eISBN:
9780231538633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164306.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 5 is a ficto-critical piece on Conceptualism dedicated to the anthropologist Michael Taussig. It provides an overview of the critical literature on allegory after 1950. It is part collage, ... More


Introduction: Etymologies, 1980—the Allegorical Moment

Michael Golston

in Poetic Machinations: Allegory, Surrealism, and Postmodern Poetic Form

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164306
eISBN:
9780231538633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164306.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction is an overview of theories of allegory and develops a model of allegory based on the works of Charles Sanders Peirce, Walter Benjamin, and sundry postmodern critics. The chapter ... More


The Political Archive of Paul de Man: Property, Sovereignty and the Theotropic

Martin McQuillan (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748665617
eISBN:
9780748676637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665617.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Taking de Man's recently published manuscript Textual Allegories as a point of departure, thirteen chapters here revisit de Man's account of Rousseau and what he calls a ‘Theotropic Allegory’ (the ... More


Spenserian Allegory and Elizabethan Biblical Exegesis: A Context for the Faerie Queene

Margaret Christian

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719083846
eISBN:
9781526121042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083846.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Edmund Spenser and the first readers of The Faerie Queene routinely heard their national concerns—epidemics, political plotting, recent Tudor history—discussed in biblical terms. This book samples ... More


Common Things: Romance and the Aesthetics of Belonging in Atlantic Modernity

James D. Lilley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823255153
eISBN:
9780823261062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255153.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

What are the relationships between the books we read and the communities we share?Common Things explores how transatlantic romance revivals of the eighteenth and nineteenth century influenced and ... More


Three Platonic Analogies

Robert J. Fogelin

in Philosophical Interpretations

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195071627
eISBN:
9780199833221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019507162X.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Attempts to provide a coherent understanding of three analogies that appear at the center of Plato's Republic: The Sun and the Good, The Divided Line, and the Allegory of the Cave. The main ... More


Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Ellen T. Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190271664
eISBN:
9780190271695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271664.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas stands as the greatest operatic achievement of seventeenth-century England, and yet the work remains cloaked in mystery. The date and place of its first performance cannot ... More


Indirect satire: theory and Spenserian practice

Rachel E. Hile

in Spenserian Satire: A Tradition of Indirection

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719088087
eISBN:
9781526121073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088087.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The first chapter begins with an analysis of indirect meaning-making in satire, discussing how allusion, symbol, and analogy can work to create allegorical satirical meanings that invite the reader ... More


Cinema: ‘Allegory Lite’, and the movie Hollywood Refused to Make

David Holloway

in 9/11 and the War on Terror

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633807
eISBN:
9780748670772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633807.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 4, on cinema, includes detailed discussion of The Manchurian Candidate, The Village, The Alamo, War of the Worlds, and Fahrenheit 9/11. It offers supporting discussion of a broad range of ... More


Allegory

Robert S. Lehman

in Impossible Modernism: T. S. Eliot, Walter Benjamin, and the Critique of Historical Reason

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804799041
eISBN:
9781503600140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799041.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter concerns the role of allegory in Walter Benjamin’s writings, and specifically on the challenge that allegory presents to time as the latter manifests itself by ordering human history. ... More


Parody, Symbol and the Literary Past in Lucian

Calum Maciver

in Greek Laughter and Tears: Antiquity and After

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474403795
eISBN:
9781474435130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403795.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Laughter and the elicitation of laughter in Lucian are dependent principally upon the paideia which his readers require in order to unravel fully the complexity of his literary allusion and satire. ... More


Introduction

Jeff Rosen

in Julia Margaret Cameron's 'fancy subjects': Photographic allegories of Victorian identity and empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993177
eISBN:
9781526109811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993177.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The introduction outlines Cameron’s intellectual framework for assigning literary, mythological, and historical titles to her photographs, explains her working methods as an artist, and discusses the ... More


“Sunshades will usurp their space”: Edith Sitwell, Sacheverell Sitwell, and the Dreaming Clowns of Melancholy

Allan Pero

in The Many Facades of Edith Sitwell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054421
eISBN:
9780813053165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054421.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the place of clowns in the cultural production of Edith and Sacheverell Sitwell, and how clowns embody and generate “spaces of melancholy.” The psychology that characterizes ... More


Philosophers, Theologians, and the Islamic Legacy in Dante:: Inferno 4 versus Paradiso 4

Brenda Deen Schildgen

in Dante and Islam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263868
eISBN:
9780823266302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263868.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This essay argues that in Paradiso 4, Dante offers a retrospective consideration of Inferno 4 in which he re-examines the learned traditions and poetic practices of ancient Greek and medieval Arab ... More


Introduction: the Incarnation, allegory, and idolatry

Kathryn Walls

in God's only daughter: Spenser's Una as the invisible Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719090370
eISBN:
9781781706510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090370.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

C. S. Lewis has, influentially, characterized the lion of FQ I.III as “a type of the natural, the ingenuous, the untaught.” But Lewis’s was an almost literal reading. The lion allegorizes, in ... More


Aesthetics of Fragmentation in Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt

Leonardo F. Lisi

in Marginal Modernity: The Aesthetics of Dependency from Kierkegaard to Joyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245321
eISBN:
9780823252541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245321.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 3 begins by examining Henrik Ibsen's early play St. John's Night and shows how his career as a playwright began by following J.L. Heiberg's aesthetics of autonomy, only to turn away from the ... More


Nora's Departure and the Aesthetics of Dependency

Leonardo F. Lisi

in Marginal Modernity: The Aesthetics of Dependency from Kierkegaard to Joyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245321
eISBN:
9780823252541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245321.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyses Ibsen's A Doll's House as an example of the aesthetics of dependency. Ibsen in this work stages the contradiction between two dominant representational systems: the plot ... More


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