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By Marlies Kronegger (auth.), Marlies Kronegger, Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka (eds.)

Bringing allegory into the sunshine from the forget into which it fell capability targeting the wondrous heights of the human spirit in its value for culture.
modern philosophies and literary theories, which provide pre-eminence to fundamental linguistics types (symbol and metaphor), appear to want simply that which makes intelligible conversation attainable. yet they fall brief in accounting for the private subliminal founts that instructed the brain to exalt in attractiveness, advantage, transcending aspiration.
the current, wealthy assortment indicates how allegory, incorporating the hovering of the spirit, bargains highlights for tradition, with its fluctuations and transformation. This collective attempt, wealthy in principles and intuitions and masking an unlimited variety of cultural manifestations, is a pioneering paintings, retrieving the imaginative and prescient of the exalted human spirit, bringing jointly literature, theatre, song and portray in quite a few revealing perspectives.
The authors comprise: M. Kronegger, Ch. Raffini, J. Smith, J.B. Williamson, H. Ross, M.F. Wagner, F. Divorne, L. Oppenheim, D.K. Heckerl, N. Campi de Castro, P. Saurez Pascual, M. Alfaro Amieiro, H. Fletcher Thompson, R.J. Wilson III, and A. Stensaas.
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14 But the power of love, rather than reconnecting him to life, threatens to annihilate the vast stronghold of his inner self. To avoid physical involvement, he escapes at the last moment into insanity, becoming the most unsettling and perplexing example of the force of conservation in the work of Balzac. Seeing him after the crisis, the anonymous narrator describes him as " ... "15 Mademoiselle de Villenoix instead affirms that he is in heaven, gifted with ethereal vision, yet still conscious of the world, although perceiving it in a form that is incomprehensible to mortals.

34 Logos and Life, II. 35 Tymieniecka, op. " See also: Francesco Cozza: allegory of Music and other ceiling figures - ceiling fresco in the Library of Pamphili, Collegio Innozenziano. 36 Maurice Merleau-Ponty, L'Oeil et I'Esprit (Paris: Gallimard, 1963). 28 24 MARLIES KRONEGGER Fig. 1. Engraving. D. Dirickson. Queen Christine. I Alt~tlnJ,.. 1"''"fi'"'' i" F""'N'tfU 1~~"jJI '{t,l. " va, P/Il/'f'IW, Rt,Jllt v,~". ;x ul RW'1o J~""rl '"d~rGl r,f ....... d IJmtn E,v~j' . Q. -. ,_ , I, V... J. I1~ ....

Lewis, The Allegory of Love (rpt. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1970), p. 60. Ernst Robert Curtius, European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages, trans. Willard R. Trask (rpt. New York: Harper Torchbooks, 1963), p. 205. , p. 207. 4 Honore de Balzac, Le Lys dans la vallee (Paris: Gallimard, Le Livre de Poche, 1970), p. 96. All translations from the ComMie humaine are mine. , p. 310. , p. 321. 7 Balzac, Le pere Goriot (Paris: Garnier-Flarnmarion, 1966), pp. 130-31. 8 Balzac, Splendeurs et miseres des courtisanes (Paris: Classiques Garnier, 1953), p.

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