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An Allegory For Loss

Posted By Malcolm A. Kline On May 7, 2012 @ 10:28 am In Current Wisdom | No Comments

 

“Why is it that the language of allegory, once generally understood by our culture as a whole, has been banished from our nation’s sacred sites so completely that one needs to spot naïve roadside memorials to find unambiguous statements of grief and love?”— Michael J. Lewis [1], the Faison-Pierson-Stoddard Professor of Art at Williams

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[1] Michael J. Lewis: http://www.hillsdale.edu/images/userImages/mvanderwei/Page_6907/Imprimis_April12.pdf

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