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Удвояване или за любословието на филологията
Dual coding: on the love for words

(Review of the monograph Modern Mimesis: Self-reflexivity in Literature, author Kamelia Spassova, 2021)

Author(s): Miglena Nikolchina
Subject(s): History, Anthropology, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Language studies, Language and Literature Studies, Literary Texts, Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Cultural history, Foreign languages learning, Museology & Heritage Studies, Essay|Book Review |Scientific Life, Poetry, Education and training, Other, Anthology, Fiction, Applied Linguistics, Studies of Literature, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics, Semiology, Logic, Aesthetics, Political Philosophy, Social Philosophy, Communication studies, Sociology, History of ideas, Book-Review, Philology, Theory of Literature, Drama, Sociology of Art, Rhetoric, History of Art
Published by: Факултет по журналистика и масова комуникация, Софийски университет „Св. Кл. Охридски”
Keywords: mimesis; philology; analogy; anomaly; self-reflexivity

Summary/Abstract: Modern Mimesis: Self-Reflexivity in Literature is a passionate defence of philology that traverses the distances from Ancient Hellas to present-day Japan, from Ulysses to robots. This movement follows a logic described by the author as reconceptualization, and creates conceptual nodes configured through horizontal and vertical, temporal and spatial self-reflexive reduplications. The broad arc from the libraries of Alexandria and Pergamum to the mimetic valleys of robotics thus turns out to be underpinned by the reconceptualization of the ancient dispute between ‘analogy’ and ‘anomaly’, turning any attempt at ordering into an ‘endless series of rearrangements’.

  • Issue Year: 2021
  • Issue No: 10
  • Page Range: 150-155
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: Bulgarian