By Marlies Kronegger (auth.), Marlies Kronegger, Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9401119465

ISBN-13: 9789401119467

ISBN-10: 9401176493

ISBN-13: 9789401176491

Bringing allegory into the sunshine from the overlook into which it fell skill concentrating on the wondrous heights of the human spirit in its importance for culture.
modern philosophies and literary theories, which offer pre-eminence to fundamental linguistics types (symbol and metaphor), appear to prefer simply that which makes intelligible conversation attainable. yet they fall brief in accounting for the inner most subliminal founts that steered the brain to exalt in good looks, advantage, transcending aspiration.
the current, wealthy assortment indicates how allegory, incorporating the hovering of the spirit, bargains highlights for tradition, with its fluctuations and transformation. This collective attempt, wealthy in rules and intuitions and masking an unlimited diversity of cultural manifestations, is a pioneering paintings, retrieving the imaginative and prescient of the exalted human spirit, bringing jointly literature, theatre, song and portray in quite a few revealing perspectives.
The authors comprise: M. Kronegger, Ch. Raffini, J. Smith, J.B. Williamson, H. Ross, M.F. Wagner, F. Divorne, L. Oppenheim, D.K. Heckerl, N. Campi de Castro, P. Saurez Pascual, M. Alfaro Amieiro, H. Fletcher Thompson, R.J. Wilson III, and A. Stensaas.
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14 A. Petitot et J. M. Mon-Merque, Mile de Montpensier, Memoires, 1656 (Paris: Foucault, 1829). 15 Ibid. 16 Ibid. 17 Ibid. Letter of the Duke of Guise to Madame de Motteville, 1656. 18 Arckenholtz, I, op. , pp. 24-25. 19 Blaise Pascal, "Lettre a la reine Christine". Oeuvres Completes, ed. J. Chevalier (Paris: Gallimard, 1954): "C'est Votre Majeste, Madame, qui fournit a I'univers cet unique exemple qui lui manquoit; c'est elle en qui la puissance est dispensee par les lumieres de la science et la science relevee par I' eclat de l'autorite.

Michigan State University NOTES 1 G. Ph. Harsdorffer, Lobgesang Dem Hoch-Wohlgeborenem Herm Carl Gustav Wrangel and Sigmund von Birken, Kriegs Ab- und Friedens Einzug (an allegorical play) quoted in Arthur Lotz, Das Feuerwerk (Leipzig: Karl Hiesemann, 1968). 2 Klaj, "Kastell des Unfriedens", in Friedensdichtungen und Kleinere poetische Schriften (Tiibingen: Max Niemeyer, 1968), pp. 160-164. Der schOne Fried stund schOn in solchen Flammen I damit nun aile Luft und Freude kiim zusammen I hat her Fried ein Racquet von seiner Hand gesandt I der Zwietrachte Mord Castell zu setzen in dem Brand.

I am obliged to replace it when it wears out, just to spare him the trouble of asking for a new one .... The menu for the whole year is made up in advance, day by day. Monsieur Ie marquis has nothing to wish for. He has strawberries when there are strawberries, and the first mackerel to arrive in Paris, he eats it. 16 This painfully contrived mode of existence contrasts with the positive self-preservation which first characterizes both the cold and haughty Foedora and the mysterious keeper of the antique shop.

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