Thinking in Circles: An Essay on Ring Composition

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Many famous antique texts are misunderstood and many others have been completely dismissed, all because the literary style in which they were written is unfamiliar today. So argues Mary Douglas in this controversial study of ring composition, a technique which places the meaning of a text in the middle, framed by a beginning and ending in parallel. To read a ring composition in the modern linear fashion is to misinterpret it, Douglas contends, and today s scholars must reevaluate important antique texts from around the ...

Thinking in Circles: An Essay on Ring Composition 2010, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300167856

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Thinking in Circles: An Essay on Ring Composition 2007, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300117622

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