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Auctor Ludens: Essays on Play in Literature Gerald Guinness

Auctor Ludens: Essays on Play in Literature

Gerald Guinness

Published January 1st 1986
ISBN : 9789027242303
Paperback
204 pages
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 About the Book 

This is a book about play practice rather than play theory. Of course, practice presupposes theory, but here the editors choose to keep general theoretical assumptions under cover rather then force them into explicitness. The contributors to thisMoreThis is a book about play practice rather than play theory. Of course, practice presupposes theory, but here the editors choose to keep general theoretical assumptions under cover rather then force them into explicitness. The contributors to this volume were given free rein to discuss whatsoever aspect of literary play caught their fancy. The absence of a predetermined theoretical framework has resulted in an idiosyntractic volume on the different forms of play.