Allegorical Imagery Rosemond Tuve Princeton 1966

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Allegorical Imagery by Rosemond Tuve

How did the men of the sixteenth century read allegory? What distinguished this type of reading from other ways of reading. What pleasures did mediaeval and Renaissance men take from allegories How were the late mediaeval materials and their accompanying iconography passed down to the sixteenth century. To answer this question, the author has examined only those mediaeval texts which were 'to hand' for sixteenth-century use and reading, such as Christine de Pisan's Épitre d'Othea or Guillaum de Deguile ville's Pélerinage de la vie humaine.


  • Publisher, Princeton University Press London; 1966
  • Hardback, 461 pp
  • Contains some B&W illustrations
  • Size 240 x 160 mm, 1.5kg

Condition: Very Good – Good Clipped Dust Jacket Has Slightly Rubbed Edges, No Inscriptions, Very Good Copy

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Weight 1.5 kg


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