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Allegory and representation

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Allegory and representation

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Allegories.,
  • Arts.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited, with a preface, by Stephen J. Greenblatt.
    ContributionsGreenblatt, Stephen, 1943-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 183 p. :
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21127444M
    ISBN 100801833450

      A story in which abstract qualities are represented by concrete objects or characters. For example in The Pilgrims Progress by John Bunyan, there is a “slough of despond” where a spiritual or mental state is represented by a swamp. It can also wor.


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