Comparative Criticism: Volume 5, Hermeneutic Criticism by E. S. ShafferComparative Criticism: Volume 5, Hermeneutic Criticism by E. S. Shaffer

Comparative Criticism: Volume 5, Hermeneutic Criticism

EditorE. S. Shaffer

Hardcover | April 17, 1986

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Comparative Criticism is an annual journal of comparative literature and cultural studies that has gained an international reputation since its inception in 1979. It contains major articles on literary theory and criticism; on a wide range of comparative topics; and on interdisciplinary debates. It includes translations of literary, scholarly and critical works; substantial reviews of important books in the field; and bibliographies on specialist themes for the year, on individual writers, and on comparative literary studies in Britain and Ireland.
Title:Comparative Criticism: Volume 5, Hermeneutic CriticismFormat:HardcoverDimensions:396 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.98 inPublished:April 17, 1986Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521248604

ISBN - 13:9780521248600

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Table of Contents

List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Frontispiece; Editor's introduction: the 'Great Code' deciphered: literary and Biblical hermeneutics; Part I. Hermeneutic Criticism: 1. Reading as experience: on the aesthetics of literary interpretation and criticism Johan Wrede; 2. The community of interpretation: T. S. Eliot and Josiah Royce Piers Gray; 3. Stanley Fish's interpretive communities and the status of critical interpretations P. D. Juhl; 4. 'What matter who's speaking?': Beckett, the authorial subject and contemporary critical theory Iain Wright; 5. Reading as system and as practice John Frow; 6. Gadamer's hermeneutics Paul Connerton; 7. Turner's Biblical Deluge and the iconography of 'homo bulla' Mordechai Omer; 8. 'The world's pleasaunce': Hāfiz's allegorical gardens Julie Scott Meisami; 9. Hölderlin and the interpretation of the self Stanley Corngold; Part II. Translations: 1. Sophocles: Antigone, stasimon V J. Lavery; 2. Friedrich Hölderlin: on tragedy: 'Notes on the Oedipus' and 'Notes on the Antigone' translated with an introduction Jeremy Adler; 3. Horst Günther: philological understanding: a note on the writings of Peter Szondi Jeremy Adler; 4. Peter Szondi: Hölderlin's overcoming of classicism Timothy Bahti; 5. The English Comedians: comedy of the prodigal son translated with an introduction Julian Hilton; Part III. Essay Reviews: 1. The case of Kugel: do we find ourselves when we lose ourselves in a text? Francis Landy; 2. Family plots: a review of Adultery in the Novel by Tony Tanner, Balzac by Christopher Prendergast, and Origins of the Novel by Marthe Robert Stephen Heath; 3. On the men of ancient Greece: a review of Myth, Religion and Society. Structuralist Essays by M. Detienne, L. Gernet, J. -P Vernant and P. Vidal Naquet Riccardo di Donato and Jesper Svenbro (trans.); Books and periodicals received; Bibliography of hermeneutics: literary and Biblical interpretation Jeffery M. Peck; Bibliography of comparative literature in Britain, 1980 Glyn Tegai Hughes.