Word of the Week: Rune

As in:  “From the magic rune to Derrida’s generalized writing, a fundamental assumption regarding the principles of literary aesthetics is that the written word escapes the control of its author and becomes partly dependent on the whim of the reader.”

Larsen, S.E, I. (1998).  Benjamin: A literary critic? New Literary History, 29(1), 135-151.  Retrieved from http://muse.jhu.edu.webadvisor.emmanuel.edu:2048/journals/new_literary_history/v029/29.1larsen.html

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