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Mas'ud Zavarzadeh
Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY 13244-0001)

Semiotics of Metafiction

To write a book on meta-fiction which, through a generic approach employing the insights of linguistics as well as literary structuralism and semiology, will study what Roland Barthers calls "that asymptotic zone where literature appears to destroy itself as a language object without destroying itself as meta-language."

Project fields:
Linguistics; Literary Criticism

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$19,031 (approved)
$19,031 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1977 – 6/30/1978