Reverberations of silence : silenced texts, sub-texts and authors in literature, language and translation / edited by Márta Pellérdi and Gabriella Reuss ; contributors Janos V. Barcsak [and nineteen others].

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Book
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English
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  • Newcastle upon Tyne, England : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.
  • ©2013
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1 online resource (332 p.)

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Whether a conscious choice or constraint, silence has always been the result of oppression, censorship, trauma, and mental or physical handicap. Its provocative and mysterious nature has always motivated readers and critics towards interpretation. The present volume offers to read and interpret silence - unexpressed emotions, thoughts, hesitations and gestures - on mainly a textual and verbal level. How is the pervasive presence of silence explained in literature and linguistics? The collecte...
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Includes index.
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Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed August 28, 2014).
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English
Contents
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART I: CURIOUS REVERBERATIONS; THE TELLING SILENCES OF A GARRULOUS TUDOR; DOOMED TO REMAIN ON THE PAGE?; ACRASIA'S SILENT SONG AND VERBAL TEMPTATION AT THE BOWER OF BLISS IN EDMUND SPENSER''S THE FAERIE QUEENE; SILENCING THE WORD AND WORDING THE UNSPOKEN; PART II: FRAGILE PERSONALITIES AND SILENCED WOMEN; "A VOICE IS WANTING"; EMILY DICKINSON'S PSEUDO SILENCE; GENTLEWOMEN IN THE AUSTRALIAN BUSH; PART III: TRAUMATIC SILENCES; THE SILENT MOTHERS OF RICHARD WRIGHT AND ZORA NEALE HURSTON; "SONGS THAT VOICES NEVER SHARE"; "SPEAKING THE LANGUAGE OF SHOOTING STARS""
  • THE VOICE OF THE DEADANA CASTILLO; TROPES OF SILENCE IN SALMAN RUSHDIE''S SHAME; THE PROVOCATIVE SILENCE OF KAZUO ISHIGURO''S CHARACTERS; THE LOCATION AND NATURE OF LIMINAL SILENCES IN THE SHELTERING SKY ; PART IV: TELLING SILENCES; TRANSLATING SILENCE; SILENT PAUSES AND LEXICAL RETRIEVAL; EMPTINESS IN PHONOLOGY; A CORPUS-BASED ANALYSIS OF INVISIBLE ELEMENTS IN ENGLISH; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX
ISBN
1-4438-6585-0
OCLC
887508339
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