The Identity of Metaphor - The Metaphor of Identity: Discourse and Portrait by Daniela MoldoveanuThe Identity of Metaphor - The Metaphor of Identity: Discourse and Portrait by Daniela Moldoveanu

The Identity of Metaphor - The Metaphor of Identity: Discourse and Portrait

byDaniela Moldoveanu

Paperback | June 8, 2017

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The book sets out identity of metaphor in the literary discourse from a comparative perspective and links it with the ontological metaphor of identity. The author analyses both American and Romanian texts such as Lucian Blaga’s lyrosophical hermeneutics, Ileana Malancioiu, Mariana Marin and Sylvia Plath’s lyrical tirades, and Max Blecher’s poetic novels. She points out that ipseity is a trace of the postmodern bivalent condition that uses the vivid metaphor mechanism to describe its ontological lability as strength.

Daniela Moldoveanu teaches English and Intercultural Communication courses at the Military Technical Academy of Bucharest, Romania. She studied philology at «Lucian Blaga» University of Sibiu. Her research interests lie in the fields of comparative literature, intercultural communication, discourse analysis, feminine and identity studi...
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Title:The Identity of Metaphor - The Metaphor of Identity: Discourse and PortraitFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.19 × 5.84 × 0.48 inPublished:June 8, 2017Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631671954

ISBN - 13:9783631671955

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Table of Contents

The Identity of Metaphor – Philosophical Discourse – The autonomy of metaphor – Cognition and method in Lucian Blaga’s philosophical discourse – The Metaphor of Identity – Poetic Discourse – Metamorphoses in confessional poetry – Textual identities – personal identity in the Romanian women’s poetry of the 70’s and 80’s – Romanian-American shifting – Sylvia Plath – Mariana Marin – Ileana Malancioiu – Hybrid Narrative Discourse – Max Blecher – narrative ipseity – au dedans/au dehors perspectives.