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The Vacant mirror

a study of mimesis through Diderot's Jacques le fataliste

SVEC
Vol. No.
Vol. No.: 

104

Author: 
T. M. Kavanagh
Publication Date
Publication Date: 
1973
ISBN
ISBN: 
978-0-7294-0189-0
Pages
Pages: 
184
Price Sterling (£): 
35

About the Book

About the Book: 


Preface

Introduction

Part I

I. General narrative structures

II. Syntagmatic aspects of the narrative sequence

III. Verbal tense and narrative

IV. The Use of the present tense

Part II

V. Prolegomena

VI. Mimesis and description

VII. The Extended narrations

VIII. The Text as manuscript

IX. The Use of the device

X. Performative and constative discourse

XI. Mimesis in Diderot's aesthetic

Part III

XII. The Epistemological premises of mimesis

XIII. Literature and semiology

XIV. Formalism reformulated

XV. Conclusion

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