Structuralist Poetics: Structuralism, Linguistics and the Study of Literature / Edition 2

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Overview

A work of technical skill as well as outstanding literary merit, Structuralist Poetics was awarded the 1975 James Russell Lowell Prize of the Modern Language Association. It was during the writing of this book that Culler developed his now famous and remarkably complex theory of poetics and narrative, and while never a populariser he nonetheless makes it crystal clear within these pages.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415289894
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/15/2002
  • Series: Routledge Classics Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 1,320,829
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Routledge Classics Edition
Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. I Structuralism and Linguistic Models
1 The Linguistic Foundation 3
2 The Development of a Method: Two Examples 37
3 Jakobson' Poetic Analyses 64
4 Greimas and Structural Semantics 87
5 Linguistic Metaphors in Criticism 112
Pt. II Poetics
6 Literary Competence 131
7 Convention and Naturalization 153
8 Poetics of the Lyric 188
9 Poetics of the Novel 221
Pt. III Perspectives
10 'Beyond' Structuralism: Tel Quel 281
11 Conclusion: Structuralism and the Qualities of Literature 297
Notes 310
Bibliography 316
Index 341
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