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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


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


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


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


Three Graces

Ita Mac Carthy

in The Grace of the Italian Renaissance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691175485
eISBN:
9780691189796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175485.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This introductory chapter analyses the April fresco depicting the three Graces of classical tradition in the Salone dei mesi (Room of the months) of Ferrara's Palazzo Schifanoia. The Allegory of ... 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


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


The Arts of Disruption: Allegory and Piers Plowman

Nicolette Zeeman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198860242
eISBN:
9780191892431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860242.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Arts of Disruption offers a series of new readings of the allegorical poem Piers Plowman: but it is also a book about allegory. It argues not just that there are distinctively disruptive ‘arts’ ... 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


Why We Need Rhetoric

Ned O'Gorman

in Politics for Everybody: Reading Hannah Arendt in Uncertain Times

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226665023
eISBN:
9780226683294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226683294.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses another vexing issue in politics, one closely related to the problem of lying: rhetoric. One of the most famous critiques of politics ever written, Plato’s “Allegory of the ... More


Fragile Bodies, Cross-species Empathy and Suspended Allegories: ‘It hurt, it was painful – that’s all there is to say’

Danielle Sands

in Animal Writing: Storytelling, Selfhood and the Limits of Empathy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474439039
eISBN:
9781474476881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439039.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on Yann Martel’s allegorical novels Life of Pi and Beatrice and Virgil in order to assess the possibility of articulating cross-species vulnerability and its connection to ... 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


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


Socialism, suffering, and religious mystery: Margaret Harkness and Olive Schreiner

Angharad Eyre

in Margaret Harkness: Writing social engagement 1880-1921

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526123503
eISBN:
9781526141972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123503.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In 1880s London, Margaret Harkness and Olive Schreiner were both engaged in the socialist movement. An admirer of Schreiner, Harkness dedicated a socialist allegory to her in the late 1880s. However, ... More


Reading for the Nation

Anna Bernard

in Rhetorics of Belonging: Nation, Narration, and Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319433
eISBN:
9781781381045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319433.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter challenges the sense of fatigue that has accompanied discussions of national narration in postcolonial literary studies, which stems in part from a lack of attention to contexts like ... 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


Unacknowledged Realignment: Representations of US-Russia Relations in Recent American Cinema

Thomas J. Cobb

in Cold War II: Hollywood's Renewed Obsession with Russia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831095
eISBN:
9781496831149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831095.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter claims that it is uncertain whether Hollywood will address the Trump era’s ideological unorthodoxies. The Shape of Water’s magical realist narrative avoids critique of the Realpolitik ... More


The Parable of Bill Ayers: Comics, Allegory, and Critical Legal Thinking

Adam Gearey

in Critical Directions in Comics Studies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828996
eISBN:
9781496829047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828996.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter sees the comic as an allegorical form that is useful in re-thinking terms such as alienation and reification that are relevant to both critical legal studies and critical legal thinking. ... More


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