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Author Chase, Cynthia, 1953- author

Title Decomposing Figures : Rhetorical Readings in the Romantic Tradition / Cynthia Chase
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 234 pages)
Contents Mutable images: voice and figure -- The accidents of disfiguration: limits to literal and figurative reading of Wordsworth's "Books" -- The ring of Gyges and The coat of darkness: reading Rousseau with Wordsworth -- Viewless wings: Keats's Ode to a nightingale -- Giving a face to a name: De Man's figures -- Getting versed: reading Hegel with Baudelaire -- Past effects: the double reading of narrative -- Mechanical doll, exploding machine: Kleist's models of narrative -- The decomposition of the elephants: double-reading Daniel Deronda -- Oedipal textuality: reading Freud's reading of Oedipus -- Paragon, parergon: Baudelaire translates Rousseau
Analysis European literatures, 1750-1930. Romanticism - Critical studies
Notes Originally published in 1986
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-228) and index
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Subject European literature -- History and criticism
Romanticism -- Europe
Literaire thema's.
European literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1421434113