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Author Chase, Cynthia, 1953-

Title Decomposing figures : rhetorical readings in the Romantic tradition / Cynthia Chase.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c1986.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  PN751 .C5 1986    Available  ---
Description ix, 234 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 209-228.
Note Includes index.
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.
Subject Romanticism -- Europe.
European literature -- History and criticism.
Indexed Term European literatures, 1750-1930. Romanticism - Critical studies
Other Form: Online version: Chase, Cynthia, 1953- Decomposing figures. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c1986 (OCoLC)648518606
ISBN 0801831369 (alk. paper)
9780801831362 (alk. paper)