, Volume 67, Issue 1, pp 15–20 | Cite as

Wittgénstein, rules, and literary language

  • Charles Eric Reeves


Comparative Literature Historical Linguistic Literary Language 


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  1. 1.
    Ludwig Wittgenstein,Philosophical Investigations, trans. G. E. M. Anscombe (New York: Macmillan, 1968). Citations will be included in the text; numbers refer to sections in Part I.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    On the Margins of Discourse: The Relation of Literature to Language (Chicago: U of Chigago Press, 1978), p. 31.Google Scholar
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    Zettel, trans. and ed. G. E. M. Anscombe and G. H. von Wright (Berkeley: U of California Press, 1970), p. 28e.Google Scholar
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    “Art as a Semiotic Fact,” inStructure, Sign, and Function, ed. and trans. John Burbank and Peter Steiner (New Haven: Yale U Press, 1978), p. 84.Google Scholar
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    “Art as Technique,” inRussian Formalist Criticism, trans. and ed. Lee T. Lemon and Marion J. Reis (Lincoln: U of Nebraska Press, 1965), p. 18.Google Scholar
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    On Certainty, ed. G. E. M. Anscombe and G. H. von Wright, trans. D. Paul and G. E. M. Anscombe (Oxford: Blackwell, 1969), p. 63.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Morse Peckham argues this point at length inMan's Rage for Chaos (New York: Schocken, 1967), pp. 69–73.Google Scholar

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© Wolters-Noordhoff 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles Eric Reeves
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of EnglishSmith CollegeNorthamptonUSA

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