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Re: Authorial Intention
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0773  Wednesday, 4 April 2001

From:           Sean Lawrence <
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Date:           Monday, 02 Apr 2001 09:39:57 -0800
Subject: 12.0725 Re: Authorial Intention
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.0725 Re: Authorial Intention

Clifford writes:

>When theory began to address the question of semiotics after Saussure
>and Kristeva.  Semoticians are not excluded therefore from studying
>linguistic meaning, nor are literary theorists constrained to study
>semiotic theory, but students of literature are most certainly
>constrained to studying language and meaning.

There you go again, confusing a theory with theory as such.  I'm sure
that there are many intense readers of German hermeneutics who would
never bother with Kristeva, not to mention serious linguists who find
Saussure rather pass

 

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