Metaphor (The New Critical Idiom)

Metaphor (The New Critical Idiom)

David Punter

Metaphor is a crucial idea in literary stories, however it can be known in daily language and speech. fresh literary theories resembling postmodernism and deconstruction have reworked the examine of the textual content and revolutionized our pondering metaphor.

In this attention-grabbing quantity, David Punter:

  • establishes the classical heritage of the time period from its philosophical roots to the spiritual and political culture of metaphor within the East
  • relates metaphor to the general public geographical regions of tradition and politics and how during which those impact the literary
  • examines metaphor relating to literary conception, philosophy, psychoanalysis and postcolonial experiences
  • illustrates his argument with particular examples from western and jap literature and poetry.

This finished and interesting booklet emphasizes the importance of metaphor to literary experiences, in addition to its relevance to cultural reviews, linguistics and philosophy.

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