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Archetype, Architecture, and the Writer - Bettina L. Knapp

Archetype, Architecture, and the Writer

Hardcover Published: 22nd April 1986
ISBN: 9780253308573
Number Of Pages: 224

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"Altogether, the work is a delight, offering an unusual, provocative view on the disparate texts, with the added pleasure of lucid graceful prose." -- Journal of Modern Literature

Bettina Knapp probes the nature, meaning, and use of the architectural metaphors and archetypes that pervade all literature.

"Altogether, the work is a delight, offering an unusual, provocative view on the disparate texts, with the added pleasure of lucid graceful prose." Journal of Modern Literature

Introduction
The Master Builder-Emptiness, an Architectural Archetype
The Intruder and Interior-An Architectural Archetype of Introversion
Ograve;The Jolly CornerOacute;-The Entrapped Shadow in the Archetypal House
Ograve;The Tower of RomeOacute;-An Architectural Archetype of the Self-Made Man
The Castle-The Archetypal Land Surveyor
The House of Bernarda Alba-A Hermaphroditic Martriarchate
Ograve;The Library of BabelOacute;- The Archetypal Hexagonal Gallery
Ograve;In a Flemish GardenOacute;-A Parapsychological Happening in an Architectural Construct
The Romance of the Western Chamber-The Architectonic Archetype
The Temple of the Golden Pavilion-An Archetypal Feminine Sun and an Archetypal Masculine Moon
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780253308573
ISBN-10: 0253308577
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 22nd April 1986
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.15  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.59