By Marlies Kronegger (auth.), Marlies Kronegger, Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka (eds.)
Bringing allegory into the sunshine from the overlook into which it fell capacity concentrating on the wondrous heights of the human spirit in its importance for culture.
modern philosophies and literary theories, which provide pre-eminence to basic linguistics types (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 suggested 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 principles and intuitions and overlaying an unlimited diversity of cultural manifestations, is a pioneering paintings, retrieving the imaginative and prescient of the exalted human spirit, bringing jointly literature, theatre, tune and portray in various 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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