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Open Quotation

François Recanati

in Truth-Conditional Pragmatics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199226993
eISBN:
9780191710223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226993.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, General

This chapter draws a distinction between two types of quotation: ‘open’ and ‘closed’. Closed quotation is what is usually called ‘quotation’ in the philosophical literature. The concept of open ... More


Omitted Quotation Marks

Herman Cappelen and Ernie Lepore

in Language Turned on Itself: The Semantics and Pragmatics of Metalinguistic Discourse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199231195
eISBN:
9780191710810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231195.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter examines the phenomenon of omitted quotation marks (D11). Some theorists hold that quotation marks (or any other linguistic indicator) are unrequired for quotation. The data that ... More


Open Quotation Revisited

François Recanati

in Truth-Conditional Pragmatics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199226993
eISBN:
9780191710223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226993.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, General

There are special cases of open quotation (‘sub-clausal’ cases) in which the demonstrated words occur locally within sentences that are not, as a whole, demonstrated. Can a pragmatic approach such as ... More


Finnegans Wake

Scarlett Baron

in ‘Strandentwining Cable’: Joyce, Flaubert, and Intertextuality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693788
eISBN:
9780191732157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693788.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Chapter 6 is divided into two main sections. The first examines Finnegans Wake notebook VI.B.8, in which Joyce made three Flaubert-related jottings. It relates these momentous notes to Joyce’s ... More


Reading the graphic surface of Mark Z. Danielewski’s The Fifty Year Sword

Glyn White

in Mark Z. Danielewski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719099335
eISBN:
9781781708613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099335.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Glyn White focuses on Danielewski’s novella The Fifty Year Sword, exploring the ways in which typography and visual design are used to create a narrative that is intertextual and, above all, fragile. ... More


Figures

Philippe Carrard

in History as a Kind of Writing: Textual Strategies in Contemporary French Historiography

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226427966
eISBN:
9780226428017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226428017.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter deals with “figures” in both senses of the term: numerical figures and figures of speech. Tacking stock of the procedures French historians employ to warrant the truthfulness of their ... More


Derrida's ‘Eighteenth Century’

Geoffrey Bennington

in Not Half No End: Militantly Melancholic Essays in Memory of Jacques Derrida

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639854
eISBN:
9780748652105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639854.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the concept of ‘scare-quotes’. It studies the function of ‘scare-quotes’ for suspending a potentially problematic term or concept. It then looks at Derrida's use of words that ... More


Aristocriticism: Karl Kraus

Laurence A. Rickels

in Aberrations of Mourning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675951
eISBN:
9781452947167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675951.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines Karl Kraus’s view on citational praxis. According to Kraus, quotation marks render subliminal our attachment to public opinion. Kraus maintains the “mental substitute for ... More


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