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Desire in Language - A Semiotic Approach to Literature and Art (Paperback, Revised)

Julia Kristeva; Translated by Thomas Gora; Edited by Leon S. Roudiez, Alice A. Jardine

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"Desire in Language" traces the path of an investigation, extending over a period of ten years, into the semiotics of literature and the arts. But the essays of Julia Kristeva in this volume, though they often deal with literature and art, do not amount to either "literary criticism" or "art criticism." Their concern, writes Kristeva, "remains intratheoretical: they are based on art and literature in order to subvert the very theoretical, philosophical, or semiological apparatus."

Probing beyond the discoveries of Sigmund Freud, Jacques Lacan, Roman Jakobson and others, Julia Kristeva proposes and tests theories centered on the nature and development of the novel, and on what she has defined as a signifying practice in poetic language and pictural works. "Desire in Language" fully shows what Roman Jakobson has called Kristeva's "genuine gift of questioning generally adopted 'axioms, ' and her contrary gift of releasing various 'damned questions' from their traditional question marks."

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Imprint: Columbia University Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: April 1982
First published: April 1982
Authors: Julia Kristeva
Translators: Thomas Gora
Editors: Leon S. Roudiez • Alice A. Jardine
Dimensions: 229 x 153 x 16mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 305
Edition: Revised
ISBN-13: 978-0-231-04807-1
Barcode: 9780231048071
Languages: English
Subtitles: French
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: history & criticism > Literary theory
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LSN: 0-231-04807-6

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