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The Aims of Representation
Subject/Text/History
Edited by Murray Krieger

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1993
296 pages.
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Paper ISBN: 9780804720984

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First published in 1987, this rich variety of essays confronts the changes in theories of the text and textuality that have seen a shift in focus from the author as a controlling agent to the scene of writing itself and the historical forces that produce that scene.

“One of the more important and original collections of theoretical essays in the field. . . . The issues it addresses are no less pertinent now than they were in 1987; they seem, indeed, to be of perennial importance.”—Anton Kaes, University of California, Berkeley