2 edition of Fiction and the casual theory of names. found in the catalog.
Fiction and the casual theory of names.
Thomas G. Pavel
Written in English
Offprint from : Poetics. 1979. 8. pp.179-191. (Amsterdam).
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The paper discusses the causal theory of names and its impact on the theory of fiction. It is claimed that the causal theory of names has a structural and a historical component. Names of fictional beings are structurally alike to usual proper by: 8.
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