Rhetoric, Literature, and Interpretation
Harry Raphael Garvin
Bucknell University Press, 1983 - 184 páginas
In what sense does the literary critic exist in his own right, and in what way does his role go beyond that of the teacher, mystic, philologist, historian, philosopher, rhetorician, and literary artist? This issue of the Bucknell Review focuses on the opposition of rhetoric and interpretation, presenting essays which explore the problems and possibilities critics confront when they adopt either interpretation or rhetoric as a critical starting point. Illustrated.
Hermeneutics from Gadamer to Poeggeler
The Case of HD
The Hypocritic and the Poet
The Economics of the Literary Text
Notes toward a Marxist Rhetoric
Literature Rhetoric Interpretation
The Power of Nothing in Women in Love
Pragmatics in Wonderland
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Página 27 - Aonian mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme. And chiefly Thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before all temples the upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for Thou know'st ; Thou from the first Wast present, and with mighty wings outspread Dovelike satst brooding on the vast abyss...
Página 23 - Milton's Devil as a moral being is as far superior to his God, as one who perseveres in some purpose which he has conceived to be excellent in spite of adversity and torture, is to one who in the cold security of undoubted triumph inflicts the most horrible revenge upon his enemy, not from any mistaken notion of inducing him to repent of a perseverance in enmity, but with the alleged design of exasperating him to deserve new torments.
Página 174 - she began, looking timidly at the Red Queen. "Speak when you're spoken to!" the Queen sharply interrupted her. "But if everybody obeyed that rule," said Alice, who was always ready for a little argument, "and if you only spoke when you were spoken to, and the other person always waited for you to begin, you see nobody would ever say anything, so that
Página 141 - ... the individual is interpellated as a (free) subject in order that he shall submit freely to the commandments of the Subject, ie in order that he shall (freely) accept his subjection...
Página 23 - The only imaginary being resembling in any degree Prometheus, is Satan; and Prometheus is, in my judgement, a more poetical character than Satan, because, in addition to courage, and majesty, and firm and patient opposition to omnipotent force...
Página 30 - They, looking back, all the eastern side beheld Of Paradise, so late their happy seat, Waved over by that flaming brand; the gate With dreadful faces thronged and fiery arms. Some natural tears they dropped, but wiped them soon; The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest, and Providence their guide.
Página 180 - Are you content now?" said the Caterpillar. "Well, I should like to be a little larger, Sir, if you wouldn't mind," said Alice: "three inches is such a wretched height to be." "It is a very good height indeed!