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Palimpsests Literature in the Second Degree

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ISBN-10: 0803270291

ISBN-13: 9780803270299

Edition: 1997

Authors: Gerard Genette, Channa Newman, Claude Doubinsky

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By definition, a palimpsest is “a written document, usually on vellum or parchment, that has been written upon several times, often with remnants of erased writing still visible.”Palimpsests(originally published in France in 1982), one of Gérard Genette’s most important works, examines the manifold relationships a text may have with prior texts. Genette describes the multiple ways a later text asks readers to read or remember an earlier one. In this regard, he treats the history and nature of parody, antinovels, pastiches, caricatures, commentary, allusion, imitations, and other textual relations. nbsp; Gérard Genette is one of the most original and influential literary critics of modern…    
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publication date: 10/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 508
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.19" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English