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244. The Written Image: Allegory as Reflection between Ornament and Sign

Saturday, 10 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Missouri, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

Presiding: Andrea Wald, Univ. of Chicago

1. "Fama Virtutis Stimulus: Allegory and the Emblem in the Early Modern," Christine M. Probes, Univ. of South Florida

2. "The Politics of Baroque Allegory: Figuration and Practical Politics in Gryphius's Leo Armenius," Florian Baranyi, Univ. of Vienna

3. "The Labor of the Emblem: W. G. Sebald's Iconotextual Poetics," Luisa Banki, Universit├Ąt Konstanz

For abstracts, write to awald@uchicago.edu after 15 Dec.


Subjects:

  • Comparative Literature – General

  • German Literature – General

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