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The Henri Meschonnic Reader: A Poetics of Society

Henri Meschonnic and Marko Pajevic


Henri Meschonnic was a linguist, poet, translator of the Bible and one of the most original French thinkers of his generation. He strove throughout his career to reform the understanding of language and all that depends on it. His work has had a shaping influence in various fields and its importance is growing. Here, for the first time, some of the key texts are made available in English for a new generation of scholars in the humanities. By introducing key works of Henri Meschonnic, this Reader will enrich, enhance and challenge your understanding of language. This book includes fourteen key ... More

Keywords: Henri Meschonnic, poetics, rhythm, language theory, philosophy of language, poem, discourse, sign, translation studies, subject

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781474445962
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445962.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Henri Meschonnic, author

Marko Pajevic, editor
University of Tartu