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The proliferation of anagrams

20 Jun 2013

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Ferdinand de Saussure Page de carnet

Ferdinand de Saussure laid the foundations of the modern science of language in his Cours de Linguistique Générale, but he also studied the role of anagrams, for example in ancient poetry, to reflect on a “poetic” role of language. Daniel Heller Roazen returns to this subject and examines the argument that poetry is based on the unknown and perhaps unknowable interplay of elements of speech. With Daniel Heller Roazen (Professor of Comparative Literature) and Yve-Alain Bois.

Ferdinand de Saussure Page de carnet


20 Jun 2013
From 7pm


Petite Salle