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Author Reed Doob, Penelope, author.

Title The Idea of the Labyrinth from Classical Antiquity through the Middle Ages / Penelope Reed Doob.

Publication Info. Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, [2019]


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Description 1 online resource : 26 halftones
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Series Online access: De Gruyter De Gruyter Open Books.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- List of Plates -- Acknowledgments: Four Labyrinths -- Abbreviations -- Introduction: Charting the Maze -- PART ONE. The Labyrinth in the Classical and Early Christian Periods -- CHAPTER ONE. The Literary Witness: Labyrinths in Pliny, Virgil, and Ovid -- CHAPTER. TWO. The Labyrinth as Significant Form: Two Paradigms -- CHAPTER THREE. A Taxonomy of Metaphorical Labyrinths -- PART TWO. The Labyrinth in the Middle Ages -- CHAPTER FOUR. Etymologies and Verbal Implications -- CHAPTER FIVE. Mazes in Medieval Art and Architecture -- CHAPTER SIX. Moral Labyrinths in Medieval Literature -- CHAPTER SEVEN. Textual Labyrinths: Toward a Labyrinthine Aesthetic -- PART THREE. Labyrinths of Words: Central Texts and I ntertextualities -- CHAPTER EIGHT. Virgil's Aeneid -- CHAPTER NINE. Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy -- CHAPTER TEN. Dante's Divine Comedy -- CHAPTER ELEVEN. Chaucer's House of Fame -- APPENDIX. Labyrinths in Manuscripts -- Index
Language In English.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 23. Mai 2019).
Summary Ancient and medieval labyrinths embody paradox, according to Penelope Reed Doob. Their structure allows a double perspective-the baffling, fragmented prospect confronting the maze-treader within ...
Subject Labyrinths in literature.
Classical literature -- History and criticism.
Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.
Labyrinths in art.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Ancient & Classical.
Classical literature. (OCoLC)fst00863509
Labyrinths in art. (OCoLC)fst00990474
Labyrinths in literature. (OCoLC)fst00990475
Literature, Medieval. (OCoLC)fst01000151
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
ISBN 9781501738463
Standard No. 10.7591/9781501738463 doi

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