oa Journal for Semitics - The irony of meaning: intertextuality in Hebrew poetical texts

Volume 1, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1013-8471



The deconstructionist understanding of texts strongly alludes to the disseminative effect which is the logical consequence of its view of textuality. However, while agreement prevails about the distribution of meaning through different texts, another side of the intertextual coin is emphasized by certain deconstructionist exponents who argue for the importance of the individuality or originality of expression in separate works. These two sides of intertextuality should probably be upheld together to do justice to the creative abilities of individual authors in texts.

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