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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 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.
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.
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.
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.