Taylor & Francis, Jan 4, 2002 - 238 pages
No text has its meaning alone; all texts have their meaning in relation to other texts. Since Julia Kristeva coined the term in the 1960s, intertextuality has been a dominant idea within literary and cultural studies leaving none of the traditional ideas about reading or writing undisturbed.
Graham Allen's Intertextuality outlines clearly the history and the use of the term in contemporary theory, demonstrating how it has been employed in:
Incorporating a wealth of illuminating examples from literary and cultural texts, this book offers an invaluable introduction to intertextuality for any students of literature and culture.
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Review: Intertextuality (New Critical Idiom)User Review - Theryn Fleming - Goodreads
In Intertextuality, Graham Allen traces the history of the term intertextuality and explains how it is used in various theoretical contexts. The book is divided into five chapters: Origins: Saussure ... Read full review
Review: Intertextuality (New Critical Idiom)User Review - Resa - Goodreads
If you are new to theory, this book will give you a good foundation. The definitions in the back were very helpful. The only warning: the first chapter was condensed and takes cocentration and time ... Read full review