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The Language of Allegory

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The Language of Allegory by Maureen Quilligan
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"Quilligan has a number of stimulating new insights into the nature of allegory both medieval and modern. Much of her discussion focuses on The Faerie Queen and Piers Plowman, but she does not neglect Hawthorne and Melville, while Nabokov and Pynchon receive two particularly astute readings. Along with valuable literary criticism, this book gives us an idea of a whole new revival of the theory of allegory."-Virginia Quarterly Review

Author Biography

Maureen Quilligan is Howard E. and Judith Steinberg Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of The Allegory of Female Authority: Christine de Pizan's Cite des Dames.
Release date Australia
May 4th, 1992
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Cornell University Press
Pages
312
Dimensions
140x216x18
ISBN-13
9780801480515
Product ID
1756722

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