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Culler, Jonathan. 1981. The pursuit of signs: Semiotics, literature, deconstruction. Routledge and Kegan Paul. xii + 242 pp.
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Book – monograph
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Literary criticism is described as the pursuit of signs, the attempt to grasp, comprehend and describe evasive signifying structures. This general book on literary semiotics contains chapters on presupposition and intertextuality, story and discourse in the analysis of narrative, metaphor, etc..