Hermeneutic Desire and Critical Rewriting: Narrative Interpretation in the Wake of Poststructuralism

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Macmillan, 1992 - Criticism - 357 pages
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Starting from a comprehensive examination of current post-structuralist and socio-semiotic theories of narrative, this book formulates an interactive model of literary interpretation and pedagogy emphasizing process, critical self-awareness and strategies of re-reading/re-writing. A literary pedagogy premised on the concept of rewriting, the author argues, will enable readers to experience the process of narrative and critical construction creatively.

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Plots of RereadingRewriting and Critical
13
Interpretive Plots
42
Ingestive Fantasies and Intersubjective
57
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Cornis-Pope is Professor and Chair of the English Department at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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