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The Resource In search of "Kynde Knowynge" : Piers Plowman and the origin of allegory, Madeleine Kasten

In search of "Kynde Knowynge" : Piers Plowman and the origin of allegory, Madeleine Kasten

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In search of "Kynde Knowynge" : Piers Plowman and the origin of allegory
Title
In search of "Kynde Knowynge"
Title remainder
Piers Plowman and the origin of allegory
Statement of responsibility
Madeleine Kasten
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Readers today no longer relish sustained allegorical narratives the way they did in the Middle Ages, when the art of 'other-speaking' was as dominant in poetic discourse as it was elsewhere. Yet we live in an age which, following the postmodernist dictum that any sign can only refer to other signs, has declared all language liable to the 'allegorical condition'. This paradox has led the author to question the epistemological assumptions underlying allegories composed in an era which, conversely, favoured the oblique form of expression while professing its belief in the divine Logos as the ultim
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digitized
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N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kasten, Madeleine
Dewey number
821/.1
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR2017.A5
LC item number
K373 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Costerus
Series volume
new ser., 168
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Langland, William
  • Allegory
  • Dreams in literature
  • Dreams
  • Visions
  • Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages
  • Christian poetry, English (Middle)
  • Langland, William
  • Allégorie
  • Rêves dans la littérature
  • Rêves
  • Visions
  • Pèlerinages chrétiens
  • Poésie chrétienne anglaise (moyen anglais)
  • POETRY
  • Allegory
  • Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages
  • Christian poetry, English (Middle)
  • Dreams
  • Dreams in literature
  • Visions
Label
In search of "Kynde Knowynge" : Piers Plowman and the origin of allegory, Madeleine Kasten
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originated in a dissertation project ..."--Page [9]
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-249) and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART ONE; I: 'Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On': Allegory and Dream Poetry; II: 'Musynge On This Metels': The Rhetoric of Allegorical Dynamics; III: 'The Seal Of The All-Too-Earthly': Walter Benjamin and the Dialectic of the Allegorical Sign; PART TWO; IV: Piers Plowman: Life of a Text; V: 'Speche, That Spire Is Of Grace': Piers Plowman and the Magic of Language; VI: Piers Plowman -- The Second Dream; VII: Piers Plowman -- The Fourth and Fifth Dreams; VIII: Piers Plowman -- The Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Dreams; AFTERWORD: THE WILL TO 'KYNDE KNOWYNGE'
Control code
166142784
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (257 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429480970
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/9789401204149.
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not applicable
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unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)166142784
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
In search of "Kynde Knowynge" : Piers Plowman and the origin of allegory, Madeleine Kasten
Publication
Note
"Originated in a dissertation project ..."--Page [9]
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-249) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART ONE; I: 'Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On': Allegory and Dream Poetry; II: 'Musynge On This Metels': The Rhetoric of Allegorical Dynamics; III: 'The Seal Of The All-Too-Earthly': Walter Benjamin and the Dialectic of the Allegorical Sign; PART TWO; IV: Piers Plowman: Life of a Text; V: 'Speche, That Spire Is Of Grace': Piers Plowman and the Magic of Language; VI: Piers Plowman -- The Second Dream; VII: Piers Plowman -- The Fourth and Fifth Dreams; VIII: Piers Plowman -- The Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Dreams; AFTERWORD: THE WILL TO 'KYNDE KNOWYNGE'
Control code
166142784
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (257 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429480970
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/9789401204149.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)166142784
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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