Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

just begun and so not fully formed or developed; rudimentary

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an otherwise inchoate mass of competing detail

Roots: structuralism and New Criticism (1) default author
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8 months, 2 weeks ago

an otherwise inchoate mass of competing detail

—p.2 Roots: structuralism and New Criticism (1) default author
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(noun) a philosophical or critical method which asserts that meanings, metaphysical constructs, and hierarchical oppositions (as between key terms in a philosophical or literary work) are always rendered unstable by their dependence on ultimately arbitrary signifiers

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Deconstruction, on the contrary, starts out by rigorously suspending this assumed correspondence between mind, meaning and the concept of method which claims to unite them.

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Deconstruction, on the contrary, starts out by rigorously suspending this assumed correspondence between mind, meaning and the concept of method which claims to unite them.

—p.3 Roots: structuralism and New Criticism (1) default author
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8 months, 2 weeks ago

the study of signs and symbols and their use or interpretation (adj: semiotic)

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It is evident, according to Barthes, that semiology must be such a meta-language

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It is evident, according to Barthes, that semiology must be such a meta-language

—p.9 Roots: structuralism and New Criticism (1) default author
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8 months, 2 weeks ago

a summary of the principles of Christian religion in the form of questions and answers, used for the instruction of Christians

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The dialogue-of-one becomes a kind of mocking catechism

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The dialogue-of-one becomes a kind of mocking catechism

—p.11 Roots: structuralism and New Criticism (1) default author
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8 months, 2 weeks ago

(verb) to cause to resemble a dandy (a man unduly concerned with looking stylish and fashionable, or, dated: an excellent thing of its kind)

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This vertiginous textual movement is resisted by readers who see no connection between the 'structuralist' Barthes and the wayward, dandified discourse of his later writings.

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8 months, 2 weeks ago

This vertiginous textual movement is resisted by readers who see no connection between the 'structuralist' Barthes and the wayward, dandified discourse of his later writings.

—p.12 Roots: structuralism and New Criticism (1) default author
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8 months, 2 weeks ago

(adjective) requiring immediate aid or action / (adjective) requiring or calling for much; demanding

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some form of 'creative' escape from the exigencies of high-powered theory

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some form of 'creative' escape from the exigencies of high-powered theory

—p.12 Roots: structuralism and New Criticism (1) default author
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8 months, 2 weeks ago

causing vertigo, especially by being extremely high or steep

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This vertiginous textual movement is resisted by readers who see no connection between the 'structuralist' Barthes and the wayward, dandified discourse of his later writings.

Roots: structuralism and New Criticism (1) default author
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8 months, 2 weeks ago

This vertiginous textual movement is resisted by readers who see no connection between the 'structuralist' Barthes and the wayward, dandified discourse of his later writings.

—p.12 Roots: structuralism and New Criticism (1) default author
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8 months, 2 weeks ago

(noun) an authoritative command or order to do something; an effectual decree

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the rigid territorial imperative laid down by orthodox fiat

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8 months, 2 weeks ago

the rigid territorial imperative laid down by orthodox fiat

—p.14 Roots: structuralism and New Criticism (1) default author
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8 months, 2 weeks ago

the theory and methodology of interpretation, especially the interpretation of biblical texts, wisdom literature, and philosophical texts

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The 'hermeneutic' tradition, on the other hand, takes account of the interpreter's puzzles and perplexities by including them within the terms of a full and generous response.

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8 months, 2 weeks ago

The 'hermeneutic' tradition, on the other hand, takes account of the interpreter's puzzles and perplexities by including them within the terms of a full and generous response.

—p.16 Roots: structuralism and New Criticism (1) default author
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8 months, 2 weeks ago

a discourse between two or more people holding different points of view about a subject but wishing to establish the truth through reasoned arguments

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what de Man calls the 'dialectical interplay' set up between text and interpreter

Jacques Derrida: language against itself (18) default author
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8 months, 2 weeks ago

what de Man calls the 'dialectical interplay' set up between text and interpreter

—p.22 Jacques Derrida: language against itself (18) default author
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8 months, 2 weeks ago