Allegory: The Theory of a Symbolic Mode

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Anyone who has ever said one thing and meant another has spoken in the mode of allegory. The allegorical expression of ideas pervades literature, art, music, religion, politics, business, and advertising. But how does allegory really work and how should we understand it? For more than forty years, Angus Fletcher's classic book has provided an answer that is still unsurpassed for its comprehensiveness, brilliance, and eloquence. With a preface by Harold Bloom and a substantial new afterword by the author, this edition ...

Allegory: The Theory of a Symbolic Mode 2012, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691151809

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Allegory: The Theory of a Symbolic Mode 1982, Cornell University Press, Ithaca

ISBN-13: 9780801492389

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Allegory: The Theory of a Symbolic Mode 1971, Cornell University Press, Ithaca

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Allegory: The Theory of a Symbolic Mode 1964, Cornell University Press, Ithaca

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