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The age of allegory.

Brljak, Vladimir (2017) 'The age of allegory.', Studies in philology., 114 (4). pp. 697-719.


The article traces the emergence of the myth of the Middle Ages as the "age of allegory"—from the formative developments of the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, through its classic statement in the work of Jacob Burckhardt, to its consolidation at the hands of John Addington Symonds and other British and American authors—and discusses its continuing influence on English literary historiography.

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Publisher statement:Brljak, Vladimir (2017). The Age of Allegory. Studies in Philology 114(4): 697-719. Copyright © 2017 by the University of North Carolina Press. Used by permission of the publisher.
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Date deposited:05 November 2019
Date of first online publication:31 October 2017
Date first made open access:05 November 2019

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