Introdução ao Arquitexto
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Introdução ao Arquitexto

4.24 of 5 stars 4.24  ·  rating details  ·  25 ratings  ·  0 reviews
In this essential theoretical essay, Gérard Genette asserts that the object of poetics is not the text, but the architext--the transcendent categories (literary genres, modes of enunciation, and types of discourse, among others) to which each individual text belongs. In seeking to link these categories in a system embracing the entire field of literature, Western poetics h...more
Paperback, 97 pages
Published 1986 by Vega (first published 1979)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Introdução ao Arquitexto, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Introdução ao Arquitexto

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 43)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Genette is largely responsible for the reintroduction of a rhetorical vocabulary into literary criticism, for example such terms as trope and metonymy. Additionally his work on narrative, best known in English through the selection Narrative Discourse: An Essay in Method, has been of importance.[2] His major work is the multi-part Figures series, of which Narrative Discourse is a section. His tril...more
More about Gérard Genette...
Narrative Discourse: An Essay in Method Paratexts: Thresholds of Interpretation Palimpsests: Literature in the Second Degree Figures III Narrative Discourse Revisited

Share This Book