By Marlies Kronegger (auth.), Marlies Kronegger, Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka (eds.)
Bringing allegory into the sunshine from the overlook into which it fell ability targeting the wondrous heights of the human spirit in its importance for culture.
modern philosophies and literary theories, which offer pre-eminence to basic linguistics varieties (symbol and metaphor), appear to want simply that which makes intelligible conversation attainable. yet they fall brief in accounting for the inner most subliminal founts that advised the brain to exalt in good looks, advantage, transcending aspiration.
the current, wealthy assortment exhibits how allegory, incorporating the hovering of the spirit, deals highlights for tradition, with its fluctuations and transformation. This collective attempt, wealthy in principles and intuitions and protecting an unlimited variety of cultural manifestations, is a pioneering paintings, retrieving the imaginative and prescient of the exalted human spirit, bringing jointly literature, theatre, track and portray in numerous 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.
For experts, scholars and staff in philosophy, comparative literature, aesthetic phenomenologists and historians of art.
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Dionysius the Areopagite, On the Heavenly Hierarchy: Works, trans. John Parker, London, 1982. Potter, Robert, The English Morality Play: Origins, History, and Influence of a Dramatic Tradition, London: Routledge and Kegan, 1975. CHRISTINE RAFFINI BALZAC'S ALLEGORIES OF ENERGY IN LA COMEDIE HUMAINE Le vieillard se tenait debout, immobile, inebranlable comrne une etoile au milieu d'un nuage de lumiere. Ses yeux verts, pleins de je ne sais quelle malice calme, semblaient eclairer Ie monde moral comrne sa lampe illuminait ce cabinet mysterieux.
In writing off these characters as inflexibly and rigidly constructed on a particular central passion, many critics have failed to take this complexity into account. In the following pages, I will attempt to show that many of the protagonists of La ComMie humaine, despite their great diversity and complexity, consistently personify on the one hand forces of conservation, preservation, retention and expansion and, on the other, opposing forces of release, self-sacrifice, prodigality and dispersion.
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. C'est cette union si merveilleuse qui fait que comme Votre Majeste ne voit rien qui so it au-dessus de sa puissance, elle ne voit rien aussi qui soit au-dessus de son esprit, et qu' elle sera I' admiration de tous les siecles.
Allegory Old and New: In Literature, the Fine Arts, Music and Theatre, and Its Continuity in Culture by Marlies Kronegger (auth.), Marlies Kronegger, Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka (eds.)