Poetics of the Hive: Insect Metaphor in Literature

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Cris Hollingsworth's waggle dance after scouting the rangiest field of literature--Virgil and Homer down to Milton and Swift, on to Plath and Byatt151;leads you to where the nectar hides. . . . He wisely roams, extracting an anthology of poetry, prose, psychology, history&151;most of all, perception--that tops the bee's knees. --Paul West, author of The Secret Life of WordsHollingsworth's wide-ranging exploration of the image of the hive is impressive. Poetics of the Hive and its panoply of references cannot fail to enrich ...

Poetics of the Hive: Insect Metaphor in Literature 2014, University of Iowa Press

ISBN-13: 9781587293801

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Poetics of the Hive: Insect Metaphor in Literature 2001, University of Iowa Press

ISBN-13: 9780877457862

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