Interpretation: New focus within literary research

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The differences and difficulties found upon doing literary research are analyzed. The fact that researchers also interpret is highlighted as well as the need for sufficient time and freedom to do their research. The use of adequate selection criteria, the subjectivity and intuition of the exegete, as well as the use of concepts such as respect for the literal meaning (Umberto Eco) and the analogy of proportion (Inger Enkvist) are proposed as appropriate guidelines for establishing renovated, but systematic reading of texts.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-35
Number of pages9
JournalRupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 20 Sept 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Arts and Humanities


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