The Vacant Mirror

a Study of Mimesis through Diderot's 'Jacques Le Fataliste'

T.M. Kavanagh

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ISBN: 9780729401890

Publication: December 31, 1973

Series: Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment 104

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Preface

Introduction 

Part I 

I. General narrative structures 

II. Syntagmatic aspects of the narrative sequence 

III. Verbal tense and narrative 

IV. The Use of the present tense 

Part II 

V. Prolegomena 

VI. Mimesis and description 

VII. The Extended narrations 

VIII. The Text as manuscript 

IX. The Use of the device 

X. Performative and constative discourse 

XI. Mimesis in Diderot's aesthetic 

Part III 

XII. The Epistemological premises of mimesis 

XIII. Literature and semiology 

XIV. Formalism reformulated 

XV. Conclusion 

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Format: Paperback

Size: 234 × 156 mm

184 Pages

Copyright: © 1973

ISBN: 9780729401890

Publication: December 31, 1973

Series: Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment 104

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