Approaches to Discourse, Poetics, and Psychiatry (Critical Theory 4)

Approaches to Discourse, Poetics, and Psychiatry (Critical Theory 4)

By: Iris M. Zavala (editor), Myriam Diaz-Diocaretz (editor), Teun Adrianus van Dijk (editor)Hardback

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A collection of innovative essays representing the most recent developments in poetry as discourse, the discourse of power, and discourse of psychiatry and psychosis. The essays in this volume deal with questions of interpretation of poetry, psychoanalysis, and political theory. All are presented here as appropriate objects of discourse studies which go beyond conventional analysis.

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1. Language power (by Smith, Bill Dotson); 2. Part I. Discourse and Power; 3. Introduction (by Dijk, Teun A. van); 4. Resource power and autonomy through discourse in conflict: A Finnish migrant school strike in Sweden (by Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove); 5. The white discursive order: the British New Right's discourse on cultural racism with particular reference to the Salisbury Review (by Seidel, Gill); 6. The intervention of the media in the reproduction of power (by Fowler, Roger); 7. Elite discourse and racism (by Dijk, Teun A. van); 8. Part II. Approaches to the Poetics of the Lyric; 9. Introduction (by Diaz-Diocaretz, Myriam); 10. The manuscript and its interpreters: notes on the 'omniscient reader' of the poetics of the lyric (by Zavala, Iris M.); 11. The personal pragmatic institutions of poetic discourse (by Grubel, Rainer); 12. Semantics and phonetics in Montale (by Alinei, Mario); 13. Modernist poetry?: On the interference of genre and group code: the case of T.S. Eliot (by Fokkema, Douwe W.); 14. Part III. Language and Madness: Madness in Language; 15. Introduction (by Sonne, Harly); 16. The discourse of psychosis and the process of listening (by Rosenbaum, Bent); 17. The symbolic father (by Mooij, Antoine); 18. Literacure: Madness and literature; psychiatry & criticism (by Sonne, Harly); 19. Index

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  • publication date: 01/01/1988
  • ISBN13: 9789027224071
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 246
  • ID: 9789027224071
  • weight: 450
  • ISBN10: 9027224072

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