Poetics of Expressiveness

A Theory and Application

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The volume presents for the first time in book form in English the work of two major representatives of the so-called Moscow-Tartu school. The Introduction outlines their project for a poetics of expressiveness against the background of the structural-semiotic movement of the '60s and '70s. Part I is a systematic exposition of the theory, concentrating on the concepts of theme, expressive device, poetic world, etc. Part II and III apply these concepts to a structuralist portrayal of Leo Tolstoy's tales for children (shown to be A War and Peace in miniature) and of the medieval Latin author Archpoet of Cologne (with special emphasis on his Mock Penitent). The volume is provided with a Bibliography of the poetics of expressiveness and a Glossary of its metalanguage.
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Subjects

Literature & Literary Studies

Semiotics

Main BIC Subject

DSB: Literary studies: general

Main BISAC Subject

LIT000000: LITERARY CRITICISM / General
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ONIX 2.1
ONIX 3.0
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  86003572 | Marc record