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THOMAS GERRY

Marvellous
Playhouses

     The Emblems of
          James Reaney




     Reaney's emblems call attention to allegorical and symbolic dimensions of life in order to rouse readers' faculties, to encourage us to perceive our worlds more richly - to realize that a circle, rectangle, and triangle are more than mere shapes, that trees are more than timber. In more ways than one, at the centre of the emblem process interpreters of the emblems find themselves …








THOMAS GERRY is the author of The Emblems of James Reaney. He is currently editing several books and helping to organize the June 2019 Symposium on the Greeks in Paros, Greece.

(Photograph of James Reaney by Les Kohalmi. Reproduced with permission.)


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