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| UCL MA in Comparative Literature | Dr. Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen | 13. January 2010 | >> Next seminar: Textual Studies and the Book |


  • Gerard Genette, "Introduction" in Paratexts: Thresholds of Interpretation. Cambridge UP, 1997. pp. 1-15 (download chapter in pdf)
  • Wiki MarkupRoland Barthes, "[The Theory of the Text|http://books.google.it/books?id=Kpg9AAAAIAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=untying+the+text&lr=&ei=OXaySpnqLp6SygTMrZiFAw&hl=en#v=onepage&q=&f=false]" \ [1973\] in Robert Young, ed. _Untying the Text: A Post Structuralist Reader_. Routledge, 1981. pp. 31-47 (partly available online in Google Books).
  • Paul Ricoeur, "What is a Text? Explanation and Understanding", in John Thompson, ed. Hermeneutics and the Human Sciences, 1981. pp. 145-164. or in Ricoeur, From Text to Action. Northwestern UP, 1991 (most of the chapter available in Google Books).