Metaphor, Allegory, and the Classical Tradition | Zookal Textbooks | Zookal Textbooks
  • Author(s) G. R. Boys-Stones
  • SubtitleAncient Thought and Modern Revisions
  • Edition
  • Published1st April 2003
  • PublisherOxford University Press UK
  • ISBN9780199240050

Ancient Thought and Modern Revisions

According to the theoretical accounts which survive in the rhetorical handbooks of antiquity, allegory is extended metaphor, or an extended series of metaphors. This volume provides a critical discussion of ancient definitions of allegory and metaphor as merely ornamental 'tropes'. They examine metaphor and allegory from a variety of perspectives and compare theory with ancient literary practice.

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  • Author(s) G. R. Boys-Stones
  • SubtitleAncient Thought and Modern Revisions
  • Edition
  • Published1st April 2003
  • PublisherOxford University Press UK
  • ISBN9780199240050

Ancient Thought and Modern Revisions

According to the theoretical accounts which survive in the rhetorical handbooks of antiquity, allegory is extended metaphor, or an extended series of metaphors. This volume provides a critical discussion of ancient definitions of allegory and metaphor as merely ornamental 'tropes'. They examine metaphor and allegory from a variety of perspectives and compare theory with ancient literary practice.
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