Structuralist Poetics

Structuralist Poetics : Structuralism, Linguistics and the Study of Literature

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A work of technical skill as well as outstanding literary merit, Structuralist Poetics was awarded the 1975 James Russell Lowell Prize of the Modern Language Association. It was during the writing of this book that Culler developed his now famous and remarkably complex theory of poetics and narrative, and while never a populariser he nonetheless makes it crystal clear within these pages.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 133 x 197mm | 499g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 0415289882
  • 9780415289887

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'The brilliance, precision and clarity with which Dr Culler conducts his argument make this a book which all those concerned with the analysis of literature should read.' - A.S. Byatt, Times Education Supplement
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About Jonathan Culler

Jonathan Culler (1944- ). Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Cornell University, pioneered the application of semiotics to the study of literature in the English-speaking world.
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