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Author Del Bello, Davide, 1964-

Title Forgotten paths : etymology and the allegorical mindset / Davide Del Bello
Published Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 187 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. The science of etymology : from "sound" laws to plausible conjectures -- 2. Nomen est omen : etymology and allegory -- 3. The names of heroes : Greek and Alexandrian etymologizing -- 4. Quartus gradus etymologiae : the Roman contribution -- 5. Allegorical etymology as a Denkform : the middle ages of Isidore -- 6. Emithologica : etymology's riddles from 1500 to 1700 -- 7. Redefining difference : allegorical etymology in de Man, Derrido, and Vico -- 7. Alternative routes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-180) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Language and languages -- Etymology -- History.
Genre/Form Allegories.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006021104
ISBN 0813216923 (electronic bk.)
9780813216928 (electronic bk.)