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Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 Writer as Translator : On Translation and Postmodern Appropriation in Nicholas Jose's The Red Thread : A Love Story
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'In 'The Death of the Author', Roland Bathes develops a post-structuralist approach to the issues of reading, writing, and the relationship between texts and the signs that comprise them. Barthes begins the paper with an illustration of the novella Sarrasine by Honore de Balzac, in which a castrato is disguised as a woman, and of whom Balzac writes the following sentence :'This was woman herself, with her sudden fears, her irrational whims, her instinctive worries, her impetuous boldness, her fussings, and her delicious sensibility' (Balzac in Barthes 142). (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Westerly vol. 63 no. 2 November Catherine Noske (editor), Josephine Taylor (editor), 2018 15315272 2018 periodical issue

    'Writing has long been recognised as a way of locating the self. As a concept, this functions in multifaceted ways, from the importance of cultural expression and representation, to philosophical and linguistic conceptualisations of subjectivity in language. Emile Benveniste wrote of the fall into language : 

    'it is in and through language that man constitutes himself as a subject, because language alone establishes the concept of 'ego' in reality, it its reality which is that of the being. '

    (From the Editors 8)

    2018
    pg. 56-67
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