On Referring in Literature

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Anna Whiteside, Michael Issacharoff
Indiana University Press, 1987 - Literary Criticism - 213 pages

What is the relationship between the "real" world and fictional constructs? How is referential illusion created? The purpose of this volume is to show the close links between reference and interpretation. It examines types of literary reference, showing what it is and how it works.

 

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Contents

Some Preliminary Considerations
84
Are Baudelaires Tableaux Parisiens about Paris?
95
Poland of Nowhere the Breasts of Tiresias and Other
138
The Referential Act
158
Theories of Reference
175
BIBLIOGRAPHY
205
INDEX OF NAMES 211
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