What is it about?

Michael Riffaterre's work applying structuralist approach to modern poetry from 1966 to the mid-1970s, plus his work in semiotics of poetry from the mid-1970s to 1996.

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Why is it important?

Riffaterre's is the most valuable approach to modern poetry of the mid-20th century.


This work represents a condensation of my published PhD dissertation, Sophia University press, Tokyo, 1994

Dr John A F Hopkins

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This page is a summary of: ‘Superreader’: Riffaterre revisited, Semiotica, January 2007, De Gruyter,
DOI: 10.1515/sem.2007.059.
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