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Figures of speech: picturing proverbs in renaissance Netherlands 1 edition

Figures of speech
Walter S. Gibson

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Figures of speech
picturing proverbs in renaissance Netherlands
1st ed.
Walter S. Gibson.

Published 2010 by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

A passion for proverbs
The proverb portrayed
From hay to turnips: the curious career of a Bosch invention
Loquacious pictures: twelve emblematic proverb engravings
The Battle for the breeches: a proverb in the making
Conclusion: figures of fun and folly.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
760/.0446
Library of Congress
N7780 .G53 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23655462M
ISBN 13
9780520259546
LC Control Number
2009031956
OCLC/WorldCat
429475394

History

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