The Prison-House of Language: A Critical Account of Structuralism and Russian Formalism / Edition 1

The Prison-House of Language: A Critical Account of Structuralism and Russian Formalism / Edition 1

by Fredric Jameson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0691013160

ISBN-13: 9780691013169

Pub. Date: 02/01/1975

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Fredric Jameson's survey of Structuralism and Russian Formalism is, at the same time, a critique of their basic methodology. He lays bare the presuppositions of the two movements, clarifying the relationship between the synchronic methods of Saussurean linguistics and the realities of time and history.

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Fredric Jameson's survey of Structuralism and Russian Formalism is, at the same time, a critique of their basic methodology. He lays bare the presuppositions of the two movements, clarifying the relationship between the synchronic methods of Saussurean linguistics and the realities of time and history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691013169
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
02/01/1975
Series:
Princeton Essays in Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Sales rank:
1,280,116
Product dimensions:
5.47(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.65(d)

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