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Mysteriously Meant

The Rediscovery of Pagan Symbolism and Allegorical Interpretation in the Renaissance

Mysteriously Meant( )
Author: Allen, Don Cameron
Publication Date:Feb 2020
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

Originally published in 1971. In Mysteriously Meant, Professor Allen maps the intellectual landscape of the Renaissance as he explains the discovery of an allegorical interpretation of Greek, Latin, and finally Egyptian myths and the effect this discovery had on the development of modern attitudes toward myth. He believes that to understand Renaissance literature one must understand the interpretations of classical myth known to the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. In...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.942 x 9.906 x 0.585 Inches
Book Weight:3.08 Pounds

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