Janiform Novels

Watts, Cedric (1975) Janiform Novels. English, 24 (119). pp. 40-49. ISSN 0013-8215

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This essay expounded my theory of literary janiformity, which opposed the orthodox theory that a good work of literature should be "an organic whole". A janiform text (like the god Janus, who looks in opposite directions at the same time) is radically paradoxical or even self-contradictory.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of English > English
Depositing User: Professor Cedric Watts
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 19:30
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2012 11:08
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