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"Chekhovian. . . . each line of Fox's tale, each gesture of her characters, is alive and surprising."—Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, ny TimesOn the eve in their journey to Africa, Laura Maldonada Clapper and her husband, Desmond, take a seat in a brand new York urban inn room, consuming scotch-and-sodas and looking forward to the arriving of 3 acquaintances: Clara Hansen, Laura's timid, brow-beaten daughter from a prior marriage; Carlos, Laura's flamboyant and captivating brother; and Peter Rice, a depression editor whom Laura hasn't obvious for over a 12 months. yet what starts off as a bon voyage get together quickly parlays right into a sour, claustrophobic conflict of relations resentment. From the lodge room to the tony eating place to which the 5 embark, Laura presides over the escalating innuendo and hostility with imperial cruelty, for she is hiding the data that her mom, the relations matriarch, has died of a middle assault that morning. a unique as severe because it is unerringly saw, The Widow's young children is one other revelation of the storyteller's paintings from the incomparable Paula Fox.

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The Widow's Children: A Novel

"Chekhovian. . . . each line of Fox's tale, each gesture of her characters, is alive and magnificent. "—Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, big apple TimesOn the eve in their journey to Africa, Laura Maldonada Clapper and her husband, Desmond, sit down in a brand new York urban resort room, ingesting scotch-and-sodas and watching for the arriving of 3 buddies: Clara Hansen, Laura's timid, brow-beaten daughter from a prior marriage; Carlos, Laura's flamboyant and fascinating brother; and Peter Rice, a depression editor whom Laura hasn't noticeable for over a yr.

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In der v. a. mittelalterlichen Textüberlieferung begegnet dieses Phänomen häufig dann, wenn bei der handschriftlichen Vervielfältigung eines Textes nicht nur eine Vorlage unmittelbar kopiert wird, sondern wenn mehrere mehr oder weniger stark voneinander abweichende Fassungen (Versionen) des in Frage kommenden Textes verwendet werden. Die Forschungen zur Verwandtschaft der bedeutendsten deutschsprachigen Liederhandschriften (A: Kleine Heidelberger und C: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift, B: Weingartner Liederhandschrift, E: Würzburger Liederhandschrift)27 konnten zeigen, dass es zweifellos gemeinsame Vorstufen gegeben hat, von denen die Schreiber unterschiedlicher Codices abgeschrieben haben.

Damit ist aber nur eine Editionstradition genannt. Es hat zahlreiche andere Walther-Ausgaben gegeben, so im 19. Jh. von Hermann Paul, Franz Pfeiffer und Wilhelm Wilmanns und im 20. Jh. von Friedrich Maurer43 und Günther Schweikle44, um hier nur die wichtigsten zu nennen. Walthers Werk ist von daher auch für die Geschichte der editorischen Methoden ein hervorragendes Beispiel. Vergleicht man nämlich die textkritischen Zugriffe z. B.

2. Brought to you by | UCL - University College London Authenticated Download Date | 10/15/16 7:26 PM Diskursanalyse | 31 Proposition steht gleichzeitig quer zu dem, was gewusst und ausgesagt werden kann. Auch in diesem Effekt kann man einen epistemologischen Bruch erkennen, der nun jedoch nicht zwei Epochen voneinander scheidet, sondern einen Text durchzieht: Er würde jenen Punkt bezeichnen, an dem das Gewusste sich in ein Rätsel verkehrt, so dass die Aussage vor ihrer Sprachlichkeit in den Hintergrund tritt.

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