By George P. Landow
First released in 1982, Images of Crisis explores the idea that literature and artwork take advantage of numerous pictures to give culturally time-honored principles, and hence create their very own kind of iconology. George Landow indicates how the tumultuous historical past of the previous 2 hundred years has led to a plethora of metaphors linked to moments of human quandary. Avalanches and volcanoes grow to be focal photos in a cultured that issues itself more and more with the vulnerability of humanity. in spite of the fact that, it truly is within the transformation of conventional spiritual photos that the information of the vacant universe are such a lot dramatically offered. linked to this primary suggestion are ironic modifications of different pictures that previously have been linked to Christianity as paradigms of trust: the adventure of Odysseus, the rainbow of the Covenant and Robinson Crusoe.
Combining shut textual research with a thought of literary iconology, this attention-grabbing reissue might be of specific worth to scholars with an curiosity in literary pictures, and literary and cultural history.
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Images of Crisis (Routledge Revivals): Literary Iconology, 1750 to the Present by George P. Landow