Monthly Archives: July 2016

Description vs Representation

By Bill Heroman I usually prefer to think of narrative as narration, which is to say, a representation of temporality, as a stream of consciousness (‘focalization’) fixed upon some perceived sequence of dynamic change(s). Defining “narrative” leads many scholars to emphasize other aspects of discourse, such as talking, telling, purporting, claiming, fabricating, and …read more

Description vs Representation

By Bill Heroman I usually prefer to think of narrative as narration, which is to say, a representation of temporality, as a stream of consciousness (‘focalization’) fixed upon some perceived sequence of dynamic change(s). Defining “narrative” leads many scholars to emphasize other aspects of discourse, such as talking, telling, purporting, claiming, fabricating, and …read more

Description vs Representation

By Bill Heroman I usually prefer to think of narrative as narration, which is to say, a representation of temporality, as a stream of consciousness (‘focalization’) fixed upon some perceived sequence of dynamic change(s). Defining “narrative” leads many scholars to emphasize other aspects of discourse, such as talking, telling, purporting, claiming, fabricating, and …read more

Logical Impossibility in ECM

By david Peter Gurry reflects on the “logical impossibility” criterion that feeds into the Editio Critica Maior‘s account of “variants”:
The Editio Critica Maior defines a “variant” as a reading that is both “grammatically correct and logically possible.” If it doesn’t meet these two criteria it is marked with an f for Fehler …read more

New Reading

By jacobcerone I met my Doktorvater today! I couldn’t stop thinking to myself, “Moving my family halfway across the world to study in a city I’ve never visited with a professor I’ve never met in person was the right decision.” Du Toit is relaxed, welcoming, encouraging, and brilliant.
After our meeting, he gave …read more

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