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Comments on Andrew Milner, JR Burgmann, Rjurik Davidson and Susan Cousin’s Essay (2015) "Ice, Fire and Flood: Science Fiction and the Anthropocene"
Series: Empirio-schematics. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Semiotics & Theory
In 2015, Andrew Milner, JR Burgmann, Rjurik Davidson and Susan Cousins publish an essay in Thesis Eleven, a journal ranging from critical theory to historical sociology. The essay riffs off the term “sci-fi” with the neologism “cli-sci”. These comments rely on two triadic models developed in Comments on Jacques Maritain’s Book (1935) Natural Philosophy.
Comments on Paul Cobley's Essay (2018) "Human Understanding: A Key Triad"
Paul Cobley, at Middlsex University, composes a remembrance for John Deely, by reviewing one of many innovative notions. These comments re-articulate this article using the category-based nested form. Deely's triad consists of actualities in an interscope.
Death of the Author: A Brief Semiotic Examination of the End of Authorship
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016 by Rainbow Crush. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Semiotics & Theory, Essay » Literature
Who is the final authority on the meaning of a literary text? Does the reader’s interpretation hold more value than the writer’s intent? This 1,500-word essay exploring Roland Barthes’s paper “The Death of the Author” takes a semiotic approach to literary interpretation and touches on Surrealism, automatic writing, and psychoanalysis.
Comments on Joseph Carroll’s Chapter (2018) "Evolutionary Literary Theory"
Series: Re-Articulations. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Semiotics & Theory
In 2018, Joseph Carroll publishes a chapter in A Companion to Literary Theory. The title of the chapter is "Evolutionary Literary Theory". These comments offer a polemical response, while agreeing with Carroll's visionary intent. What is the adaptive function of literature? Look and see.
Depictions of Childhood in Dickens’s Great Expectations and the Poetry of Wordsworth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016 by Rainbow Crush. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Semiotics & Theory, Essay » Literature
How is childhood represented in Charles Dickens’s classic novel Great Expectations? In this 3,000-word essay, images of early life in the poetry of William Wordsworth is compared and contrasted with Pip’s journey. About the Author: Crispin Mayfair is a semiotician by training and an author by trade.