Introduction to Literary Hermeneutics (Literature #9) (Hardcover)

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Peter Szondi is widely regarded as being among the most distinguished postwar literary critics. This first English edition of one of his most lucid and interesting series of lectures, translated by Martha Woodmansee and with a foreword by Joel Weinsheimer, opens up his work in hermeneutics to English-speaking readers. Peter Szondi here traces the historical development of hermeneutics through examination of the work of German Enlightenment theorists, which yields valuable insights into the "material theory" of interpretation.
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ISBN: 9780521301114
ISBN-10: 0521301114
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: September 3rd, 1995
Pages: 172
Language: English
Series: Literature