Allusion: A Literary Graft

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University of Toronto Press, 1994 - Literary Criticism - 247 pages
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Since Julia Kristeva first coined the term 'intertextuality,' explanations of the way literature incorporates other literature have produced few distinctions and much obscurity. In contrast, Allan H. Pasco's Allusion looks at the way allusion works in specific fictions and how it affects the process of reading. Drawing from a wide range of French authors, including Flaubert, Stendhal, Proust, Balzac, Zola, Sartre, and Robbe-Grillet, Pasco uses a number of examples to show how allusions work, how texts integrate other texts to create new metaphorical constructs.

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Contents

Un Cceur simple
22
From Translation Imitation and Plagiarism to Parallel
39
A la recherche du temps perdu
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Pasco is Hall Distinguished Professor of Nineteenth Century Literature at the Unviersity of Kansas.

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