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Definition of the noun Intertext

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  1. A reference to one text within another.

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Google previewReading the Liturgy (2014)

An Exploration of Texts in Christian Worship by Juliette J. Day

Intertextuality, the condition of any text whatsoever, cannot, of course, be reduced to a problem of sources and influences; the intertext is a field of anonymous formulae whose origin can scarcely ever ...

Google previewThe later poetry of Osip Mandelstam (1988)

text and context by Peter Zeeman

'An intertext is a corpus of texts, textual fragments, or textlike segments of the sociolect that shares a ...

Google previewStudies in Political Humour (2011)

In between political critique and public entertainment by Villy Tsakona, Diana Elena Popa

The intertext is an ironic allusion to a newspaper review by Christidis (2006), an established theatre critic of the older generation, who used a torrent of abuse to review a production of Aeschylus Persians by Theo Terzopoulos, among the ...

Google previewEdmond de Goncourt and the Novel (2005)

Naturalism and Decadence by Katherine Ashley

Intertext is a fundamental tool in Goncourt's writing on the evolution of the literary field. Central to an understanding of the preface to La Fille Elisa (and perhaps the novel), is an acquaintance with the literary crusade that is referred to in its ...

Google previewJesus' Cry From the Cross (2009)

Towards a First-Century Understanding of the Intertextual Relationship between Psalm 22 and the Narrative of Mark's Gospel by Holly J. Carey

The intertext is a field of anonymous formulae whose origin is rarely recoverable, of unconscious or automatic citations without speech marks.4 Other definitions and nuances of intertextuality abound in current literary studies. For T. Schaub ...

Google previewThe Gospel of Luke (1997)

by Joel B. Green

Intertext refers to the location of a text within the larger linguistic frame of reference on which it consciously or unconsciously draws for meaning. We are particularly interested in how Luke's narrative draws and/or builds on the LXX. How is it ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Novel (2011)

to suggest that “ commentary should itself be a text” amounts to postulating that the text as it is read becomes the intertext of a “text that reads.” For Michel Arriv e, the text ispoly- isotopic.

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Semiotics, Media, and Communication (2000)

by Marcel Danesi

intertext [< Latin INTER ' between' + TEXTUS 'a weaving together'] Culturespecific *text alluded to within a main text. The text can be cited, rewritten, prolonged, ortransformed by the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Narratology (2003)

by Gerald Prince

intertext. 1. A text (or set of texts) that is cited, rewritten, prolonged, or generally transformed by another text and that makes the latter meaningful. Homer's Odyssey is one of the intertexts of Joyce's Ulysses, 46 and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Gothic (2015)

by William Hughes, David Punter, Andrew Smith

Intertext. ANTHONY MANDAL From its inception, the Gothic has been an intrinsically intertextual genre, reflecting a sophisticated and at times bewildering relationship to the written word. This intertextuality manifests itself in a variety of forms, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geography (2010)

by Barney Warf

This interpretation of the term turns reading of the landscape into a process of multivocal communication and the text into an “intertext.” The intertext, in semiotics, is a structure of mutual references of multiple meanings; the same is true of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Media and Communication (2013)

by Marcel Danesi

Rowling, the Harry Potter intertext now boasts not just blockbuster films produced in its likeness, but also multiple studio 'tours' and theme park rides, in addition to copious merchandising ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Epic Films (2014)

by Constantine Santas, James M. Wilson, Maria Colavito, Djoymi Baker

The film presents the didactic intertext of the action through the medium of narration with commentary (written by Ray Bradbury and delivered by Orson Welles, both uncredited) interspersed within the dialogue. In the opening scenes, we learn ...

Google previewThe Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (2012)

Fourth Edition by Stephen Cushman, Clare Cavanagh, Jahan Ramazani, Paul Rouzer

A text is always an intertext, a part of a network of other texts. Consequently, a commentator should abandon “source-hunting” (Quellenforschung), allusionidentification, and *imitation as a viable hermeneutic. Kristeva develops intertextuality ...

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The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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