8 edition of Allegories of reading found in the catalog.
Allegories of reading
Paul De Man
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Paul de Man.|
|LC Classifications||PQ145 .D45|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 305 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||305|
|LC Control Number||79064075|
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Allegories of Reading book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This important theoretical work by Paul de Man sets forth a m /5().
"Allegories of Reading" sets a standard for literary analysis that has yet to be surpassed. Despite his death thirty years ago, De Man's influence still remains palpable everywhere in the literary scene. This is not, however, a book for beginners (try Cleanth Brooks, "The Well Wrought Urn"), and remains a challenge even to the most Cited by: Any reading, then, based solely on the linguistic texture of literature is bound to explode in the face of its reader."—Julia Epstein, Washington Post Book World "The title of this new work reflects de Man's preoccupation with the unreliability of language.
Paul de Man (December 6, – Decem ), born Paul Adolph Michel Deman, was a Belgian-born literary critic and literary the time of his death, de Man was one of the most prominent literary critics in the United States—known particularly for his importation of German and French philosophical approaches into Anglo-American literary studies and critical Born: Paul Adolph Michel Deman, December 6.