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" I love you madly," because he knows that she knows (and that she knows that he knows) that these words have already been written by Barbara Cartland. Still, there is a solution. He can say, "As Barbara Cartland would put it, I love you madly. "
Umberto Eco and the Open Text: Semiotics, Fiction, Popular Culture - Page 101
by Peter Bondanella - 2005 - 236 pages
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The Woman's Hand: Gender and Theory in Japanese Women's Writing

Paul Gordon Schalow, Janet A. Walker - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 511 pages
...Enjoyable," Eco imagines the typical "postmodern attitude" as that of a man who cannot say to a woman "I love you madly" because "he knows that she knows...words have already been written by Barbara Cartland." The solution proposed by Eco is to incorporate fantasy into the (impoverished) love utterance by saying,...
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Philosophical Melancholy and Delirium: Hume's Pathology of Philosophy

Donald W. Livingston - History - 1998 - 433 pages
...Umberto Eco in the Postscript to The Name of the Rose gives a touching description of this condition: I think of the postmodern attitude as that of a man...that these words have already been written by Barbara Cardand. Still, there is a solution. He can say, 'As Barbara Cartland would put it, I love you madly.'...
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Talk Is Cheap: Sarcasm, Alienation, and the Evolution of Language

John Haiman - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 232 pages
...spouting, to be cool, is to utter them as parody, that is, sarcastically. A man cannot tell a woman "I love you madly" because "he knows that she knows...words have already been written by Barbara Cartland." So to stake a slim claim to some originality, he says instead, "As Barbara Cartland would put it, I...
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Love & Eroticism

Mike Featherstone - Social Science - 1999 - 433 pages
...cultivated woman and knows he cannot say to her, 'I love you madly', because he knows that she knows (and she knows that he knows) that these words have already been written by Barbara Cartland. [H]e loves her in an age of a lost innocence. (Eco, 1985: 17) We may now offer an evaluation of the...
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Shakespeare Survey: Volume 53, Shakespeare and Narrative: An Annual Survey ...

Peter Holland - Drama - 2000 - 357 pages
...stanzas later the contact is explicitly sexualized. The boar, we are told, 'by a kiss thought to persuade love you madly', because he knows that she knows (and...words have already been written by Barbara Cartland' ('Postmodernism, Irony, the Enjoyable', in Modernism / Postmodernism, ed. Peter Brooker (London, 1992),...
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Pathology and the Postmodern: Mental Illness as Discourse and Experience

Dwight Fee - Psychology - 2000 - 271 pages
...Umberto Eco's terms, how can a man who loves a cultivated woman say to her, ' "I love you madly," when he knows that she knows (and that she knows that he...words have already been written by Barbara Cartland?' (1983: 67). In what sense can one stand out from the crowd in a singular display of moral fortitude,...
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Intertextuality

Graham Allen - Fiction - 2000 - 238 pages
...postmodem attitude as that of a man who loves a vety cultivated woman and knows he cannor say to het, 'I love you madly', because he knows that she knows (and that she knows that he knows) that these wotds have alteady been wtitten by Batbata Cattland. Still, thete is a solution. He can say, 'As Batbata...
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Pastiche: Cultural Memory in Art, Film, Literature

Ingeborg Hoesterey - Art - 2001 - 138 pages
...how to cope with declarations of love in an age saturated with testimony in verbal and visual form. "I think of the postmodern attitude as that of a man...words have already been written by Barbara Cartland" (Eco 1984: 67-68). Eco suggests that the courting ritual of the male be one of ironic double-coding:...
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Narrative

Paul Cobley - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 267 pages
...the 'misrakes' that the past has made. The revisiting is therefore ironic. I think of the postmodem attitude as that of a man who loves a very cultivated...that he knows) that these words have already been wtitlen by Barbara Cartland. Still, there is a solution. He can say, 'As Barbara Cartland would put...
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Social Construction in Context

Kenneth J Gergen - Social Science - 2001 - 223 pages
...(1983: 67) terms, 'how can a man who loves a cultivated woman say to her: '"I love you madly," when he knows that she knows (and that she knows that he...words have already been written by Barbara Cartland?' In what sense can one stand out from the crowd in a singular display of moral fortitude and not hear...
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