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By Marlies Kronegger (auth.), Marlies Kronegger, Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka (eds.)

Bringing allegory into the sunshine from the forget into which it fell potential targeting the wondrous heights of the human spirit in its value for culture.
modern philosophies and literary theories, which offer pre-eminence to basic linguistics kinds (symbol and metaphor), appear to want simply that which makes intelligible verbal exchange attainable. yet they fall brief in accounting for the private subliminal founts that urged the brain to exalt in good looks, advantage, transcending aspiration.
the current, wealthy assortment exhibits how allegory, incorporating the hovering of the spirit, deals highlights for tradition, with its fluctuations and transformation. This collective attempt, wealthy in principles and intuitions and masking an enormous variety of cultural manifestations, is a pioneering paintings, retrieving the imaginative and prescient of the exalted human spirit, bringing jointly literature, theatre, song and portray in quite a few 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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Frontispiece (Stockholm: Henry Kayser, 1651). '" Quoted in W. H. Adams. Les jardins de France, 1500-1800. Le reve et Ie pouvoir (New York: George Braziller, 1980), p. 52. 13 Ibid. 14 A. Petitot et J. M. Mon-Merque, Mile de Montpensier, Memoires, 1656 (Paris: Foucault, 1829). 15 Ibid. 16 Ibid. 17 Ibid. Letter of the Duke of Guise to Madame de Motteville, 1656. 18 Arckenholtz, I, op. , pp. 24-25. 19 Blaise Pascal, "Lettre a la reine Christine". Oeuvres Completes, ed. J. Chevalier (Paris: Gallimard, 1954): "C'est Votre Majeste, Madame, qui fournit a I'univers cet unique exemple qui lui manquoit; c'est elle en qui la puissance est dispensee par les lumieres de la science et la science relevee par I' eclat de l'autorite.

John Parker, London, 1982. Potter, Robert, The English Morality Play: Origins, History, and Influence of a Dramatic Tradition, London: Routledge and Kegan, 1975. CHRISTINE RAFFINI BALZAC'S ALLEGORIES OF ENERGY IN LA COMEDIE HUMAINE Le vieillard se tenait debout, immobile, inebranlable comrne une etoile au milieu d'un nuage de lumiere. Ses yeux verts, pleins de je ne sais quelle malice calme, semblaient eclairer Ie monde moral comrne sa lampe illuminait ce cabinet mysterieux. S. Lewis observes, "perhaps we can hardly think, of an 'inner conflict' without a metaphor; and every metaphor is an allegory in little.

16 Ibid. 17 Ibid. Letter of the Duke of Guise to Madame de Motteville, 1656. 18 Arckenholtz, I, op. , pp. 24-25. 19 Blaise Pascal, "Lettre a la reine Christine". Oeuvres Completes, ed. J. Chevalier (Paris: Gallimard, 1954): "C'est Votre Majeste, Madame, qui fournit a I'univers cet unique exemple qui lui manquoit; c'est elle en qui la puissance est dispensee par les lumieres de la science et la science relevee par I' eclat de l'autorite. C'est cette union si merveilleuse qui fait que comme Votre Majeste ne voit rien qui so it au-dessus de sa puissance, elle ne voit rien aussi qui soit au-dessus de son esprit, et qu' elle sera I' admiration de tous les siecles.

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