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Tropics of Discourse

Essays in Cultural Criticism

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Tropics of Discourse by Hayden V. White
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"Tropics of Discourse" develops White's ideas on interpretation in history, on the relationship between history and the novel, and on history and historicism. Vico, Croce, Derrida, and Foucault are among the figures he assesses in this work, which also offers original interpretations of a number of literary themes, including the Wild Man and the Noble Savage. White's commentary ranges from a reappraisal of Enlightenment history to a reflective summary of the current state of literary criticism.

Author Biography

Hayden White is professor emeritus of the histories of consciousness at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is the author of a number of books published by Johns Hopkins, including Tropics of Discourse: Essays in Cultural Criticism, The Content of the Form: Narrative Discourse and Historical Representation, and Figural Realism: Studies in the Mimesis Effect.
Release date NZ
January 1st, 1978
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
No
Imprint
Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages
304
Dimensions
152x229x19
ISBN-13
9780801827419
Product ID
1821963

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