By George P. Landow
The value of typology within the examine of early smooth literature has lengthy been authorized, but scholars of Victorian tradition have paid little consciousness to it. First released in 1980, this research demonstrates how biblical typology, an it appears arcane interpretative mode, had profound results at the secular tradition of the Victorian age: its paintings, literature and suggestion. George Landow considers the best way the typical English believer realized to learn their Bible by way of the categories and shadows of Christ, a few of the ways that Victorian poetry and hymns hired convinced imagery, and using typological symbolism in narrative poetry, prose fiction, dramatic monologue and non-fiction. In a concluding bankruptcy, he investigates the really complicated, and sometimes ironic, mixtures of typological snapshot and typological constitution.
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Victorian Types, Victorian Shadows (Routledge Revivals): Biblical Typology in Victorian Literature, Art and Thought by George P. Landow