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On puns : the foundation of letters

Author: Jonathan D Culler; Society for the Humanities.
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York, NY, USA : B. Blackwell, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the beginning was the pun." Samuel Beckett's sardonic revision of Scripture carries an insight that this collection of essays seeks to develop.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan D Culler; Society for the Humanities.
ISBN: 0631158936 9780631158936 0631158944 9780631158943
OCLC Number: 16923997
Notes: Based on a conference sponsored by the Society for the Humanities, Cornell University, in September 1985.
Includes index.
Credits: Based on a conference sponsored by the Society for the Humanities, Cornell University in September 1985.
Description: vii, 194 ; 24 cm
Contents: The call of the phoneme / Jonathan Culler --
Ars est caelare artem / Frederick Ahl --
The play of pus in late middle english poetry: concerning juxtology / R.A. Shoaf --
The jest digested: perspective on history in Henry V/ Krystian Czerniecki --
Rhyme Puns/ Debra Fried --
'The pas de calais': Freud, the transference and the sense of woman's humor / Joel Fineman --
Le sujet suppositaire: Freud and rat man / Avital Ronell --
Unpacking the portmanteau, or who's afraid of finnegans wake?/ Derek Attridge --
Eat your dasein: lacan's self-consuming puns / Franciose Meltzer --
The puncept in grammatology / Gregory Ulmer.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan Culler.

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