Auctor Ludens: Essays on Play in Literature

Auctor Ludens: Essays on Play in Literature

by Gerald Guinness
     
 

ISBN-10: 0915027194

ISBN-13: 9780915027194

Pub. Date: 04/01/1986

Publisher: Benjamins, John Publishing Company

This is a book about play practice rather than play theory. Of course, practice presupposes theory, but here the editors choose to keep general theoretical assumptions under cover rather then force them into explicitness. The contributors to this volume were given free rein to discuss whatsoever aspect of literary play caught their fancy. The absence of a…  See more details below

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This is a book about play practice rather than play theory. Of course, practice presupposes theory, but here the editors choose to keep general theoretical assumptions under cover rather then force them into explicitness. The contributors to this volume were given free rein to discuss whatsoever aspect of literary play caught their fancy. The absence of a predetermined theoretical framework has resulted in an idiosyntractic volume on the different forms of play.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780915027194
Publisher:
Benjamins, John Publishing Company
Publication date:
04/01/1986
Series:
Cultura Ludens Series
Pages:
213

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