Universal Grammar and Narrative Form

Universal Grammar and Narrative Form

by David Herman, Herman
     
 

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In a major rethinking of the functions, methods, and aims of narrative poetics, David Herman exposes important links between modernist and postmodernist literary experimentation and contemporary language theory. Ultimately a search for new tools for narrative theory, his work clarifies complex connections between science and art, theory and culture, and philosophical… See more details below

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In a major rethinking of the functions, methods, and aims of narrative poetics, David Herman exposes important links between modernist and postmodernist literary experimentation and contemporary language theory. Ultimately a search for new tools for narrative theory, his work clarifies complex connections between science and art, theory and culture, and philosophical analysis and narrative discourse.

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"This book will reward the serious reader and will find an honorable place amidst all those who are trying to find a way out of the abnormal science that literary theory has become in the last twenty years."—Michael Holquist, Yale University

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ISBN-13:
9780822316688
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
09/28/1995
Series:
Sound and Meaning: The Roman Jakobson Series in Linguistics and Poetics
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.85(d)

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