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Colin John Holcombe

Bio: Colin John Holcombe is an academic researcher. The author has an hindex of 1, co-authored 1 publications receiving 29 citations.

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01 Jan 2008

29 citations


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10 Apr 2015

254 citations

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TL;DR: The authors examined numerous individual poems and examples of common poetic forms in order to reveal the relationship between closure and the overall structure and integrity of a poem, and found that closure is essential in poetry.
Abstract: In \"Poetic Closure\", distinguished literary scholar Barbara Herrnstein Smith explores the provocative question: How do poems end? To answer it, Smith examines numerous individual poems and examples of common poetic forms in order to reveal the relationship between closure and the overall structure and integrity of a poem. First published in 1968, Smith's book remains essential reading in poetic theory.

234 citations

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TL;DR: A comprehensive introduction to the major philosophical theories attempting to explain the workings of language can be found in this paper, where the authors present a survey of the major theories and their applications.
Abstract: Provides a comprehensive introduction to the major philosophical theories attempting to explain the workings of language.

189 citations