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Symbolism and interpretation / Tzvetan Todorov ; translated by Catherine Porter.


Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, [1982] .
ISBN 9780801412691, 0801412692

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Standard Title Symbolisme et interprétation. English
Subjects Hermeneutics.
Sprache.
Structural linguistics.
Symbol.
Symbolism.
Description 175 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1982]
©1982
Notes Translation of: Symbolisme et interprétation.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-172) and index.
Contents Verbal symbolism. -- part I. Symbolics of language. The decision to interpret ; The role of linguistic structure ; The hierarchy of meanings ; The direction of evocation ; Logical structure ; Indeterminacy of meaning? -- part II. Strategies of interpretation. A finalist interpretation: patristic exegesis ; Triggers for interpretation ; The choice of interpretable segments ; Motivations, concordances ; New meanings or old? ; The doctrine of the four meanings ; Special functions of symbolic expression ; Possible judgments on the symbolic ; An operational interpretation: philological exegesis ; The choice between faith and reason ; The philological project: the science of meanings ; On the evolution of philology ; A critique of philology: Schleiermacher ; Some historical and typological conclusions.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8347427
(OCoLC)ocm08347427
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WorldCat Identities Todorov, Tzvetan, 1939-
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