The Stuff of Literature: Physical Aspects of Texts and Their Relation to Literary Meaning

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SUNY Press, Jan 1, 1992 - Literary Criticism - 177 pages
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Levenston (English linguistics, Hebrew U., Jerusalem) focuses on the four graphic aspects of a written text that an author can manipulate to augment the meaning of the words: spelling, punctuation, typography, and layout. He also considers the translation of unusual graphics. The examples range from the Psalms to modern poetry. Paper edition (unseen), $14.95. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
  

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Contents

Literature and the Media of Language
9
Spelling
33
Punctuation
63
Typography
91
Layout
107
Translation
129
Appendix A
147
Sources of Texts
153
Index
167
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E. A. Levenston is Professor of English Linguistics at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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