Key Signifier as Literary Device

Author: Kim, Heerak Christian
Year:2006
Pages:180
ISBN:0-7734-5524-8
978-0-7734-5524-5
Price:159.95
This book represents the definitive explanation of the literary device of the Key Signifier, a phrase which was coined by the author at the 2005 International Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in Singapore. This book serves as a handbook for understanding the literary device and for learning how to identify and use it in one’s own composition, work of art, film or TV media.

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“ ... I can see artists, writers, poets, and film-makers impacted by this book with the result that their works of art will show a clear fingerprint of Professor Heerak Christian Kim’s creative erudition ..." – Professor Jai Keun Choi, Yonsei University

Table of Contents

Preface by Professor Jai Keun Choi
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. The Nature of the Key Signifier
2. Key Signifiers in the Bible
3. The Apocrypha and the Pseudepigrapha
4. African-American Literature
5. Inter-Cultural Key Signifiers
6. Key Signifiers in Media
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index