The symbolic rose

by Barbara Seward

Book, 1954

Status

Available

Call number

PL

Call number

PL

Publication

Dallas, Tex. : Spring Publications, [1989], c1954.

Physical description

vi, 233 p.; 22 cm

Local notes

Barbara Seward reads western literary history through what is perhaps its most enduring ― and most endearing ― symbol. The rose is secular and divine love; Apuleius’s ass and the Virgin Mary; beauty, youth, joy, and sorrow at the world's transience.
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