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Victorian Types, Victorian Shadows

Biblical Typology in Victorian Literature, Art and Thought

Συγγραφέας: Landow George P.
Εκδότης: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781138796140
Σειρά βιβλίου: Routledge Revivals
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 266
Διαστάσεις: 22x2x14
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2014

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Victorian Types, Victorian Shadows"

The importance of typology in the study of early modern literature has long been accepted, yet students of Victorian culture have paid little attention to it. First published in 1980, this study demonstrates how biblical typology, an apparently arcane interpretative mode, had profound effects on the secular culture of the Victorian age: its art, literature and thought. George Landow considers the way in which the average English believer learned to read their Bible in terms of the types and shadows of Christ, the various ways in which Victorian poetry and hymns employed certain imagery, and the use of typological symbolism in narrative poetry, prose fiction, dramatic monologue and non-fiction. In a concluding chapter, he investigates the particularly complex, and often ironic, combinations of typological image and typological structure.

Συγγραφέας/εις: Landow George P.
Κατηγορία: δοκίμια-μελέτες
Σειρά βιβλίου: Routledge Revivals
ISBN: 9781138796140
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 07/05/2014
Εκδότης: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Εξώφυλλο: Hardback
Σελίδες: 266
Τόπος έκδοσης: London
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 476 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 22x2x14 cm


Preface; Works Frequently Cited; Introduction; 1. Typological Interpretation in the Victorian Period 2. The Smitten Rock 3. Typology in Fiction and Non-Fiction 4. Typology in the Visual Arts 5. Political Types 6. Typological Structures: The Examples of Gerard Manley Hopkins and Dante Gabriel Rossetti 7. The Pisgah Sight - Typological Structure and Typological Image; Notes; Index

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