The Resource Images of Crisis : Literary Iconology, 1750 to the Present

Images of Crisis : Literary Iconology, 1750 to the Present

Label
Images of Crisis : Literary Iconology, 1750 to the Present
Title
Images of Crisis
Title remainder
Literary Iconology, 1750 to the Present
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1982, Images of Crisis explores the premise that literature and art exploit various images to present culturally prevalent ideas, and thus create their own form of iconology. George Landow shows how the tumultuous history of the past two hundred years has resulted in a plethora of metaphors associated with moments of human crisis. Avalanches and volcanoes emerge as focal images in an aesthetic that concerns itself increasingly with the vulnerability of humanity. However, it is in the transformation of traditional religious images that the ideas of the vacant univer
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 809
  • 809.93356
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.S9 L36 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge Revivals
Label
Images of Crisis : Literary Iconology, 1750 to the Present
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-227) and index
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  • net
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
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page ; Original Copyright Page ; Dedication; Table of Contents; Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgments; One Images, Situations, and Structures; Two Shipwrecks and Castaways; A typology of shipwrecks and imperilled mariners; The reality of shipwreck; The destination disappears; The pole-star vanishes; Drifting on the waste ocean; The mind a wandering bark; William Falconer and the meaning of shipwreck; Recognitions of the swimmer; Shipwrecked and cast away in the sea of time; Variations of Robinson Crusoe
  • Political and social shipwrecks and castawaysThe advantages of the castaway; Three Related Paradigms; The Deluge transformed; Versions of Odysseus; Rainbows: problematic images of problematic nature; Four Iconology and Technique; Paradigm, point of view, and narrative distance in verbal and visual arts; Some brief observations on paradigms and literary structure; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn886111147
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (267 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781322031835
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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634434
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34561985
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)886111147
  • ebl1315758067

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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