Description - Metaphor, Allegory, and the Classical Tradition by G.R. Boys-Stones
According to the theoretical accounts which survive in the rhetorical handbooks of antiquity, allegory is extended metaphor, or an extended series of metaphors. This volume provides a critical discussion of ancient definitions of allegory and metaphor as merely ornamental 'tropes'. They examine metaphor and allegory from a variety of perspectives and compare theory with ancient literary practice.
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Author Biography - G.R. Boys-Stones
G. R. Boys-Stones is Lecturer in Classics at the University of Durham