The Mysterious Barricades makes the case that escaping the enthrallment of recent theory in literary criticism and the philosophy of language will be impossible so long as the meaning relationship is conceived in dyadic terms. Ann E. Berthoff examines certain "dyadic misunderstandings," including the "gangster theories" fostered by Deconstruction and its successors, and of...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published December 25th 1999 by University of Toronto Press
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