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By David Punter

ISBN-10: 0415281652

ISBN-13: 9780415281652

ISBN-10: 0415281660

ISBN-13: 9780415281669

Metaphor is a primary notion in literary reviews, however it is usually widely used in daily language and speech. contemporary literary theories resembling postmodernism and deconstruction have remodeled the research of the textual content and revolutionized our brooding about metaphor.

In this attention-grabbing quantity, David Punter:

  • establishes the classical historical past 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 within which those impact the literary

  • examines metaphor with regards to literary thought, philosophy, psychoanalysis and postcolonial reviews

  • illustrates his argument with particular examples from western and japanese literature and poetry.

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

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