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The Persistence of Allegory: Drama and Neoclassicism from Shakespeare to Wagner

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drama together THAN AS SEPARATE DEVELOPMENTS THROUGHOUT than as separate developments Throughout draws illuminating parallels to modes of representation in the visual artsA work of broad interest to scholars teachers and students of theatrical form The Persistence of Allegory presents a fundamental rethinking of the history of European dram. Ogy was rapidly assimilated Brown DEMONSTRATES THAT CHANGE IN that change in dramatic practice place only and partially and that allegory was never fully cast off the book traces a complex history of neoclassicism in which new allegorical forms flourish and older ones are constantly revitalized Brown reveals the allegorical survivals in the works of such major figures as Shakespeare Caldern. ,
In an impressively comparative work Jane K Brown explores the tension in European drama between allegory K Brown explores the tension in European drama between allegory neoclassicism from the sixteenth through the nineteenth century Imitation of nature is generally thought to triumph over religious allegory
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the Elizabethan French classical theater a shift attributable to the recovery of Aristotle's Poetics in the Renaissance But if Aristotle's terminol.

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