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Author Van Dyke, Carolynn, 1947-

Title The fiction of truth : structures of meaning in narrative and dramatic allegory / Carolynn Van Dyke.

Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1985.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  PN56.A5 V3 1985    Available  ---
Description 315 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 295-307.
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction : Allegory as other -- pt. 1. The paradigm. The psychomachia and the nature of "pure" allegory -- pt. 2. Personifications and personae. Ironic allegory : The romance of the rose -- Allegorical spectacle : medieval morality drama -- Allegory and experience : The pilgrim's progress -- pt. 3. Integuments. Truth in transformation : The divine comedy -- Truth in abeyance : The faerie queene -- Epilogue : Allegory's aftermath.
Subject Allegory.
Indexed Term European literatures Allegory
Other Form: Online version: Van Dyke, Carolynn, 1947- Fiction of truth. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1985 (OCoLC)647379565
ISBN 0801417600 (alk. paper)
9780801417603 (alk. paper)