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Colors of the Mind

Conjectures on Thinking in Literature

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Publication Date: 11/01/1991

310 pages

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  • Introduction
  • I. Representing Thought
    • 1. Iconographies of Thought
    • 2. Two Frames in the Iconography of Thinking: The Satanic and the Quixotic
    • 3. The Distractions of Wit in the English Renaissance
    • 4. Standing, Waiting, and Traveling Light: Milton and the Drama of Information
  • II. Representative Thinking
    • 5. Allegorical Secrecy, Gnomic Obscurity
    • 6. The Language-Game of Prophecy in Renaissance Poetics
    • 7. The Father of Lies
    • 8. Dipintura: The Visual Icon of Historicism in Vico
    • 9. Threshold, Sequence, and Personification in Coleridge
    • 10. Silence and the Voice of Thought
    • 11. Music and the Code of the Ineffable: Visconti’s Death in Venice
    • 12. The Image of Lost Direction
    • 13. Style and the Extreme Situation
    • 14. Stevens and the Influential Gnome
  • Notes
  • Index

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