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European Structuralism, 1920–1940

John A. Goldsmith and Bernard Laks

in Battle in the Mind Fields

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226550800
eISBN:
9780226550947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226550947.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter looks at the lives and times of two Russian linguists, Nikolai Trubetzkoy and Roman Jakobson, whose work in Austria and Czechoslovakia in the 1920s and 1930s was very influential in the ... More


Epilogue: The Future of Rhetoric

Brian Vickers

in In Defence of Rhetoric

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117919
eISBN:
9780191671128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117919.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter surveys the current state of rhetoric studies and tries to judge which directions are likely to prove fruitful, and which not. In the linguistic theories of Roman Jakobson and in the ... More


A=L=L=E=G=O=R=I=E=S: Peter Inman, Myung Mi Kim, Lyn Hejinian

Michael Golston

in Poetic Machinations: Allegory, Surrealism, and Postmodern Poetic Form

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164306
eISBN:
9780231538633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164306.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 3 is a study of allegory in Language poetry, specifically in the works of Peter Inman, Lyn Hejinian, and Myung Mi Kim (the latter, strictly speaking, a post-Language poet). It begins by ... More


Jakobson's Saussure

Roy Harris

in Saussure and his Interpreters

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613083
eISBN:
9780748652334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613083.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines Roman Jakobson's interpretation of Ferdinand de Saussure's ideas about linguistics, explaining that Jakobson's approach to Saussure was nothing if not eclectic. He picked out ... More


The Phonological Development of Child Language and Aphasia as a Linguistic Problem (1956)

Roman Jakobson

in Broca's Region

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177640
eISBN:
9780199864799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177640.003.0024
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter presents a paper published by Roman Jakobson in 1956. His 1941 seminal monograph Kindersprache, Aphasie und allgemeine Lautgesetze (Child Language, Aphasia, and Phonological Universals) ... More


In Defence of Rhetoric

Brian Vickers

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117919
eISBN:
9780191671128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117919.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Setting out to reinstate rhetoric, this book opens with an overview of the rhetorical system as developed in classical times. It surveys and analyses material from Aristotle to Plato through the ... More


Classical Semiology

Russell Daylight

in What if Derrida Was Wrong About Saussure?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641970
eISBN:
9780748671564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641970.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Jacques Derrida first uses the expression ‘classical semiology’ in ‘Différance’, to name the metaphysical system in which a sign takes the place of the thing in its absence. According to Derrida, ... More


Music, phenomenology, time consciousness:: meditations after Husserl

David Clarke

in Music and Consciousness: Philosophical, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553792
eISBN:
9780191728617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553792.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Husserl's phenomenology in general and his study of time consciousness in particular retain currency in present-day thought, not least for consciousness studies. Therefore, and also because of its ... More


Myth You Can Believe In: (Ernst Cassirer, Viktor Shklovskii, Velimir Khlebnikov, Roman Jakobson, Benjamin)

Ken Hirschkop

in Linguistic Turns, 1890-1950: Writing on Language as Social Theory

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198745778
eISBN:
9780191874253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198745778.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 7 discusses the enthusiasts of myth, writers who argue that it represents the lifeblood of language without which any polity is doomed. It begins with a discussion of Ernst Cassirer’s theory ... More


The Highs and Lows of Structuralist Reading: Rabelais, Pantagruel, chapters 10–13

François Rigolot

in Distant Voices Still Heard: Contemporary Readings of French Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237853
eISBN:
9781846312977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237853.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter looks at two or three basic texts which in the 1960s contributed to the emergence of what is known as ‘structuralist’ reading by re-reading some particularly obscure chapters of François ... More


Conclusion: Communication and Literary Competence, Anew

Yohei Igarashi

in The Connected Condition: Romanticism and the Dream of Communication

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610040
eISBN:
9781503610736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610040.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The conclusion offers a theory of literariness based on the “dream of communication” discussed in this study. The conclusion goes on to discuss Walter J. Ong’s critique of the “media model” of ... More


The Text, the Poem, and the Problem of Historical Method

Jerome J. McGann

in The Beauty of Inflections: Literary Investigations in Historical Method and Theory

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117506
eISBN:
9780191670961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117506.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

According to the classic formulation of Roman Jakobson, poetics may be regarded as an integral part of linguistics. This idea of the poem as verbal object is so commonplace in modern criticism that ... More


Epilogue: “Language in Dissolution” and “A World without Words”

James Berger

in The Disarticulate: Language, Disability, and the Narratives of Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708460
eISBN:
9780814708330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708460.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This epilogue offers a reading of Roman Jakobson's 1956 essay “Two Aspects of Language and Two Types of Aphasic Disturbances,” and David Goode's 1994 novel A World without Words: The Social ... More


Enemies, Parasites, and Noise

Paul Kockelman

in The Art of Interpretation in the Age of Computation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190636531
eISBN:
9780190636562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190636531.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter begins by outlining some common properties of channels, infrastructure, and institutions. It connects and critiques the assumptions and interventions of three influential intellectual ... More


Making Metaphors, Seeing Metonymies

Harry Berger

in Figures of a Changing World: Metaphor and the Emergence of Modern Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823257478
eISBN:
9780823261550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257478.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the difference between metaphor and metonymy by way of Roman Jakobson's discourse from which four key points are highlighted. First is the idea that all tropes can be classified ... More


Conflict and Mediation in James Joyce's “The Dead”

Leonardo F. Lisi

in Marginal Modernity: The Aesthetics of Dependency from Kierkegaard to Joyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245321
eISBN:
9780823252541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245321.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter uses the aesthetics of dependency to question the relation between the ending of Joyce's short story “The Dead” and the narrative of the Morkan sisters’ annual dance that precedes it. ... More


Contributions to linguistic phenomenology: Hegel, Husserl, Merleau-Ponty

Beata Stawarska

in Saussure's Philosophy of Language as Phenomenology: Undoing the Doctrine of the Course in General Linguistics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190213022
eISBN:
9780190213046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190213022.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter offers additional resources for a linguistic phenomenology by drawing on the works of Hegel, Jakobson, Husserl, and Merleau-Ponty. It develops the idea that, with its admixture of ... More


Biology in Human Affairs

Suzanne Bourgeois

in Genesis of the Salk Institute: The Epic of Its Founders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276079
eISBN:
9780520956599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276079.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Biology raises numerous issues that have social and humanistic implications. Bronowski arranged visits of the linguist Roman Jakobson, which are the origin of language studies at the institute. ... More


Technosynthesis: From Vocoder Speech to Electronic Music

Jennifer Iverson

in Electronic Inspirations: Technologies of the Cold War Musical Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190868192
eISBN:
9780190929138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868192.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the late 1950s and 1960s many of the avant-garde composers produced faux-language pieces—both electronic and acoustic—that took the continuum between speech and music as their primary interest. ... More


Keep Stylistics Great: A Note on Politics and the Analysis of Style

Patrick Colm Hogan

in Style in Narrative: Aspects of an Affective-Cognitive Stylistics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197539576
eISBN:
9780197539606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197539576.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A good deal of the most valuable current work in stylistics concerns political topics. However, politics is not a focus of Style in Narrative. Hogan therefore devotes this brief afterword to ... More


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