Imitation and the Image of Man (Cultura Ludens 3)

Imitation and the Image of Man (Cultura Ludens 3)

By: James S. Hans (author)Paperback

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In the Imitation and the Image of Man James S. Hans presents his conception of the mimetic. His primary goal to this study is to broaden several kinds of discourse: first, to redfine our conception of the literary; second, to expand our ideas of the kinds of things that can be treated together; third, to enrich our understanding of the possibilities of the form of the essay; and fourth, to articulate the need for these changes in terms of a non-linear theory of imitation.

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Contents

1. Preface; 2. Introduction: On Being Difficult; 3. Chapter One: Rupture and Erasure; 4. Chapter Two: Imitation and Obsession; 5. Chapter Three: Imitation and Entropy; 6. Chapter Four: Imitation and Multiplicity; 7. Chapter Five: A Mixed Economy; 8. Chapter Six: Imitative Form and Function; 9. Chapter Seven: The Bricoleur at Home

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/1987
  • ISBN13: 9789027242327
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 181
  • ID: 9789027242327
  • weight: 240
  • ISBN10: 9027242321

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