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Languages of the Unsayable: The Play of Negativity in Literature and Literary Theory

Languages of the Unsayable: The Play of Negativity in Literature and Literary Theory (Paperback)

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The articulation of the unsayable, of negativity-that which has been excluded by what is sayable-is one of the most important areas of contemporary humanistic study. This volume brings together fifteen outstanding literary theorists and philosophers to examine ways to make the unsayable tangible.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary theory Publisher: Stanford University Press Publication Date: 01/01/1987 ISBN-13: 9780804724838  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Sanford Budick is Professor of English and Director of the Center for Literary Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Wolfgang Iser is Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine.

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