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Hermes’ Dilemma and Hamlet’s Desire

On the Epistemology of Interpretation

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PAPERBACK

$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674389816

Publication Date: 02/01/1992

Short

400 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

World

Enormously learned, quite brilliant in its details, and magisterial in its theoretical purpose.—Hayden White

The argument of the book is both subtle and telling, lodged between Hermes’ dilemma of a message he cannot deliver without co-opting and Hamlet’s predicament of a language from which one cannot ‘steal.’—Roy Wagner, University of Virginia

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