From Semiotic to Discursive Intertextuality: The Case of Madame Bovary

Rothfield, Lawrence
September 1985
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Fall1985, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p57
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Focuses on the use of the concept of intertexuality by literary semioticians in reading the novel "Madame Bovary," by Gustave Flaubert. Definition of semiotics as a literary style; Views of semiotician Michel Riffaterre on the understanding of literary texts; Need for the development of discursive analysis method to deal with the novel's hysteria-system.


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