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The interpretation of otherness

literature, religion, and the American imagination

by Giles B. Gunn

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- History and criticism,
  • Religion and literature,
  • Religion in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Giles Gunn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22529301M
    ISBN 100195024532

    In chapter 2, he argues that “the early history of hermeneutics suggests that interpretation of texts involves a multifaceted encounter of others” (25). He expands on the theme of “otherness” in chapter 3 as he traces the emphasis on the “locatedness” of the author (Schleiermacher), text (New Criticism), and reader (Reader-Response). The interpretation of otherness [electronic resource]: literature, religion, and the American imagination / Giles Gunn. Main author: Gunn, Giles B. Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Format: eBook Online access: Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central.

    The Interpretation Of Otherness: Literature, Religion, And The American Imagination by Giles Gunn / / English / PDF. Read Online MB Download. In a unique and probing analysis, this study examines the function of literary criticism in religious studies and explores the relation of literature to religion in the works of major American. English Literary Representations of Otherness: Moral Absolutes; Class; Gender; Race. Scholars who work with structuralist, post-structuralist, feminist, marxist, and other methodologies which depend on "binary oppositions" often look for works in which characters are created by invoking some rhetoric of "otherness." The proper characters can be distinguished by their difference from the.

      I believe that any understanding or interpretation of any religion is a cultural subject; it depends on the quality, education and the cultural level of the intermediary between the religion’s Author: Tarek Heggy. Hermeneutics (/ ˌ h ɜːr m ə ˈ nj uː t ɪ k s /) is the theory and methodology of interpretation, especially the interpretation of biblical texts, wisdom literature, and philosophical texts. Hermeneutics is more than interpretive principles or methods we resort to when immediate comprehension fails. Rather, hermeneutics is the art of understanding and of making oneself understood.. Modern.


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Strangers, Gods and Monsters is a fascinating look at how human identity is shaped by three powerful but enigmatic forces. Often overlooked in accounts of how we think about ourselves and others, Richard Kearney skilfully shows, with the help of vivid examples and illustrations, how the human outlook on the world is formed by the mysterious triumvirate of strangers, gods and by:   Free Online Library: Wisdom in interpretation or the otherness of subversion and relativism.(Essay) by "Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics"; Literature, writing, book reviews Alterity Analysis Postmodern literature Postmodernism (Literature) Relativism.

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Cited by: 7. The Interpretation of Otherness* J. Hillis Miller / Yale University This is the best book I know on the relation of religion and literature. The Interpretation of Otherness in fact is four or five books in one. It is first a splendid comprehensive introduction to the range and scope of the discipline of religion and literature.

The major problems. Essays On Otherness presents for the first time in English many of Laplanche's key essays and is the first book to provide an overview of his thinking.

It offers an introduction to many of the key themes that characterise his work: seduction, persecution, revelation, masochism, transference and mourning. Five long essays loosely stitched into a complex, suggestive book. Gunn, who teaches religion and American studies at Chapel Hill, is a pedestrian writer but an agile thinker, and some of the speculative leaps he takes here are superb.

After a detailed historical survey of the three ""generations"" of modern critics (their approaches characterized respectively as pastoral/dogmatic, apologetic.

The Interpretation of Otherness is a synthesis of a fifty-year movement, but it is presented with such persuasive force that, far from merely summarizing this interest and so bringing it to a close, this book is.

otherness) of both the other and the self (see sections 2 and 6), although it is rarely the original interpreting self that deconstructs or transcends the othering of the original interpretation Author: Lajos Brons. Read an excerpt of this book. Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: 02/15/ Publisher: Oxford University Press.

The Interpretation of Otherness: Literature, Religion, and the American Imagination. by Giles Gunn | Read Reviews. Hardcover View All Available Formats & Editions. Current price is, Original price Price: $ This page provides a sociological definition of otherness and how it works in societies.

I will also include examples and resources for people interested in learning more about otherness. I will add to this page over time. Defining Otherness The idea of ‘otherness’ is central to sociological analyses of how majority and minority identities are constructed. Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Get this from a library. Is there an author in this text?: discovering the otherness of the text. [Peter A Sutcliffe] -- The interpretation of any written discourse is problematic, which is the concern of this book. The relevant hermeneutical questions are: Do authors communicate their intention so that understanding.

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