Monthly Archives: July 2016

Dumdum doodlings

By Kim Fabricius Brexit: well, so much for plebis*ites.“What the fuck just happened?” exclaimed one observer. “Inept, embarrassing, horrible, clueless,” said another. And a third: “It’s a sad time to be English.” But were they speaking about losing to Iceland – or to Brexit?So The Three Stooges (Boris, Michael, and Nigel) and have …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

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

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