Retroactive Thematization, Interaction, and Interpretation: The Hermeneutic Spiral from Schleiermacher to Goffman
Belgian English Language and Literature, No. 2, pp. 155-166, 2004
12 Pages Posted: 2 Jun 2011
Date Written: 2004
The Spanish version of this paper can be found at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1856424
This paper examines some common concerns of hermeneutics, Bakhtin’s dialogism, American deconstruction and Goffman’s pragmatics of interaction, in order to provide a theoretical basis for literary criticism grounded on wider communicative processes, more especially on the retroactive dynamics of communicative interaction.
Keywords: literary theory, critical theory, hermeneutics, dialogism, Bakhtin, Schleiermacher, Goffman, deconstruction, interaction, thematization, critical debate
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