THE HERDER DICTIONARY OF SYMBOLS SYMBOLS FROM ART ARCHAEOLOGY MYTHOLOGY LITERATURE AND RELIGION

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The Herder Dictionary Of Symbols

Author : Boris Matthews
ISBN : 0933029845
Genre : Reference
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This new edition of Chiron's popular guide to the meaning of symbols in religion, archaeology, mythology, art, dreams, fairy tales, and literature contains more than 1,000 entries from all over the world, revealing an abundance of the types of human symbolic thinking. Formerly titled The Herder Symbol Dictionary. Over 450 illustrations.
Category: Reference

Evil Children In Religion Literature And Art

Author : E. Ziolkowski
ISBN : 9780230599758
Genre : Fiction
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Evil Children in Religion, Literature and Art explores the genesis, development, and religious significance of a literary and iconographic motif, involving a gang of urchins, usually male, who mock or assault a holy or eccentric person, typically an adult. Originating in the biblical tale of Elisha's mockery (2 Kings 2.23-24), this motif recurs in literature, hagiography, and art, from antiquity up to our own time, strikingly defying the conventional Judeo-Christian and Romantic image of the child as a symbol of innocence.
Category: Fiction

Fallen Animals

Author : Zohar Hadromi-Allouche
ISBN : 9781498543972
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The book examines the interpretations, functions and interactions of the Fall—physical, moral, artistic, and otherwise—as represented through animals, or through human–animal interactions, in various religious contexts, art, and literature.
Category: Literary Criticism

Artistic Individuality A Study Of Selected 20th Century Artist S Novels

Author : Zivile Gimbutas
ISBN : 1479711128
Genre : Education
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In this study of a series of artist novels, individuality is elucidated by childhood experiences, sensuality and receptivity, the urge for self-expression, relation to nature, and creative work. Individuality is essentially the recognition of one’s self as a unique part of a whole, which is apt to be discovered in kinship with nature and expressed in aesthetics that stem from an appreciation of nature. The featured novels are Willa Cather’s The Song of the Lark, M. Allen Cunningham’s Lost Son, James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, W. Somerset Maugham’s The Moon and Sixpence, Dodie Smith’s I Capture the Castle, John Updike’s Seek My Face, and Virginia Woolf ’s To the Lighthouse.
Category: Education

Works Of Love

Author : Robert L. Perkins
ISBN : 0865546851
Genre : Philosophy
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"To claim that Works of Love is an important philosophical essay is to assume hazardous burden of proof. The book's title is an allusion to the Bible's injunction that we should love our neighbor as we love ourselves, a far cry, far instance, from Diotoma's ladder of erotic desire up which we climb from the love of bodies until we catch a vision of that "single sea of beauty," beauty itself (Plato, Symposium). This contrast, given that some of some of our neighbors may not be particularly likable or one may even be a determined enemy, suggests immediately to some that a book with such an obviously religious title must be excessively moralistic and, at best, full of sermon helps for the harried clergy or, at worst, laden with rules for the unlearned laity. A casual perusal of a few paragraphs, however, shows these "put-down" views of the book to be unfounded"--
Category: Philosophy

La Cor Nica

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ISBN : UOM:39015078321463
Genre : Spanish language
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Spanish medieval language and literature newsletter.
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The Lord Of The Flies

Author : Mary Elizabeth
ISBN : 0931993962
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Activities to be used in the classroom to accompany the reading of Lord of the flies by William Golding.
Category: Literary Criticism