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The Persistence of Allegory Read The Persistence Of Allegory By Jane K Brown The Persistence Of Allegory Drama And Neoclassicism From Shakespeare To Wagner Jane K Brown An Ambitious Survey Of A Great Deal Of Culture, Attempting Links And Connections On A Grand Scale David Bevington, University Of Chicago A Learned, Fascinating Book Choice In An Impressively Comparative Work, Jane K Brown Explores The Tension In European Drama Between Allegory And Neoclassicism From The Sixteenth Through The Nineteenth Century Imitation Of Nature Is Generally Thought To Triumph Over Religious Allegory In The Elizabethan And French Classical Theater, A Shift Attributable To The Recovery Of Aristotle S Poetics In The Renaissance But If Aristotle S Terminology Was Rapidly Assimilated, Brown Demonstrates That Change In Dramatic Practice Took Place Only Gradually And Partially And That Allegory Was Never Fully Cast Off The Stage The Book Traces A Complex History Of Neoclassicism In Which New Allegorical Forms Flourish And Older Ones Are Constantly Revitalized Brown Reveals The Allegorical Survivals In The Works Of Such Major Figures As Shakespeare, Calder N, Racine, Vondel, Metastasio, Goethe, And Wagner And Reads Tragedy, Comedy, Masque, Opera, And School Drama Together Rather Than As Separate Developments Throughout, She Draws Illuminating Parallels To Modes Of Representation In The Visual Arts A Work Of Broad Interest To Scholars, Teachers, And Students Of Theatrical Form, The Persistence Of Allegory Presents A Fundamental Rethinking Of The History Of European Drama Jane K Brown Is Professor Of Germanics And Comparative Literature At The University Of Washington, Seattle She Is The Author And Editor Of Several Books In English And German, Including Goethe S Faust The German Tragedy And Ironie Und Objektivit T Aufs Tze Zu Goethe, And Is The Former President Of The Goethe Society Of North America 2006 304 Pages 6 X 9 21 Illus ISBN 978 0 8122 3966 9 Cloth 65.00s 42.50 ISBN 978 0 8122 0147 5 Ebook 65.00s 42.50 World Rights Literature

  • Hardcover
  • 292 pages
  • The Persistence of Allegory
  • Jane K. Brown
  • English
  • 08 June 2017
  • 0812239660

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