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Rethinking metonymy : literary theory and poetic practice from Pindar to Jakobson

Author: Sebastian Matzner
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016. ©2016
Series: Classics in theory.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Although metonymy has long been recognized as being a central device in poetic language, it has received little critical attention in its own right. Not only has this created a gap in literary analytical scholarship which needs to be addressed, but it has also allowed for problematic appropriations of metonymy as a critical concept now widely in use in structuralist studies across the humanities. Rethinking  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sebastian Matzner
ISBN: 9780198724278 0198724276
OCLC Number: 961001538
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.--King's College London, 2012).
Description: vi, 311 pages ; 23 cm.
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Series Title: Classics in theory.
Responsibility: Sebastian Matzner.

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Rethinking Metonymy is the first monograph to confront and resolve issues surrounding problematic appropriations of metonymy in the humanities. By developing a ground-breaking new definition based on  Read more...

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