Philosophy of Nonsense: The Intuitions of Victorian Nonsense Literature
Routledge, 12 նոյ, 2012 թ. - 256 էջ
'Jean-Jacques Lecercle's remarkable Philosophy of Nonsense offers a sustained and important account of an area that is usually hastily dismissed. Using the resources of contemporary philosophy - notably Deleuze and Lyotard - he manages to bring out the importance of nonsense' - Andrew Benjamin, University of Warwick
Why are we, and in particular why are philosophers and linguists, so fascinated with nonsense? Why do Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear appear in so many otherwise dull and dry academic books? This amusing, yet rigorous new book by Jean-Jacques Lecercle shows how the genre of nonsense was constructed and why it has proved so enduring and enlightening for linguistics and philosophy.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Այլ խմբագրություններ - View all
ªand Adventures in Wonderland agonistic ªIf ªIt ªJabberwocky Alice’s Adventures Alice«s analysis andthe Annotated Alice arenot asthe ªthat ªthe ªthey atthe ªWhat Bakhtin bythe Carroll«s characters coherent coinages conjuncture contradiction conversation cooperative course dialogue discourse doesnot don«t Duchess«s Dumpty«s Ettelson exploitation fiction genre grammar Humpty Dumpty ibid Ihave implicatures incoherence innonsense instance interpretation intertextual inthe inthis intuitions inversion inwhich isan isno isnot isthat isthe itis language Lear Lear«s Lewis Carroll limericks linguistic literary literary nonsense logical London Looking-Glass madness maxims meaning metaphor nonsense texts nonsenseis nursery rhymes ofcourse ofnonsense ofthe onthe Oxford paradox Paris parody philosophical phrase poem polyphony portmanteau-words pragmatic principle question recognise rule semantic sense sentence Snark speaker speech speech acts subversion syntactic syntax Talmud thatis thatthe theory theother thereis thesame thetext theyare Thisis tobe tothe Tweedledum Tweedledum and Tweedledee utterance verbal Victorian nonsense whichis withthe words