Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 March 2015

176 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823257485

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Figures of a Changing World

Metaphor and the Emergence of Modern Culture

Harry Berger, Jr.

A Fordham University Press Publication

  • A master critic exams the tropes of metaphor and metonymy--especially a shift from the latter to the formers a symptom of "the problematics of cultural change."
  • Berger writes beautifully and very accessibly,with a great deal of wit.
  • The book is potentially a classic in examining the question of literary periodization.