Intimate Conflict: Contradiction in Literary and Philosophical Discourse

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Brian Caraher
SUNY Press, 1.01.1992 г. - 208 страници
In a comprehensive introduction and six tightly argued essays, the authors demonstrate how rich and suggestive the notion of contradiction in discourse can be.

Henry Johnstone on Hesiod, Charles Altieri on Plato and Socrates, Mili Clark on Milton and his God, Marc Shell on Kant and Hegel, Brian Caraher on Wordsworth and I. A. Richards, and Richard Kuhns on Melville, Freud, and Bertrand Russell contribute provocative analyses of how rhetorical and conceptual contradictions produce rather than disable constructive discourse. Along the way, strife among competing truth-claims; the ethos of self-evasive irony; the generative nature of paradox; the dialectical sublation of opposites; the experiential structure of poetic metaphor; and the fictional implications of the liar's paradox are engaged.

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Introduction Intimate Conflict
1
Strife and Contradiction in Hesiod
35
Platos Masterplot Idealization Contradiction and the Transformation of Rhetorical Ethos
39
The Mechanics of Creation NonContradiction and Natural Necessity in Paradise Lost
75
Money of the Mind Dialectic and Monetary Form in Kant and Hegel
125
Metaphor as Contradiction A Grammar and Epistemology of Poetic Metaphor
153
Contradiction and Repression Paradox in Fictional Narration
179
Index
197
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Brian G. Caraher is Associate Professor of English at Indiana University. He is the author of the forthcoming The Joyce of Reading.

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