Mosaic (Winnipeg)

Mosaic, subtitled A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature, is a scholarly journal that covers interdisciplinary studies and literary criticism. Founded in October of 1967, Mosaic prints this journal quarterly. Mosaic covers the topic of literature. The Editor is Dr. Dawne McCance.

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 1, March

Cognitive Linguistics: The Experiential Dynamics of Metaphor
In the first half of this century, literary critics brought to the fore at least three ways in which the concept of metaphor seemed crucial to the act of interpretation: first, the difference between literal and metaphorical language usage; second, the...
Deconstruction and Sanskrit Poetics
Poststructuralists commonly believe that every act of understanding is embedded in a context of cultural preconceptions, and that to interpret a text is to enter a "hermeneutic circle" without access to a higher theoretical or experiential order of knowledge...
Inheritance as the Key to All Mythologies: George Eliot and Legal Practice
Current cultural historians often seek to uncover oppositional views - frequently deriving from differences in gender, race or class - which are hidden beneath the smooth surface of consensus. Far from being a homogeneous entity, culture is regarded...
Lawrence, Freud and Masturbation
D H. Lawrence thought of himself as a sexual liberator, and for several generations he was known as such; but he was a creature of his time in proclaiming the harmful consequences of masturbation. Sigmund Freud and others in the early psychoanalytic...
Stranger in Ireland: The Problematics of the Post-Union Travelogue
"Amongst those many advantages, which conduce to enrich the mind with [a] variety of Knowledge, to rectify and ascertain the Iudgement, and to compose outward manners...to the highest story of perfection," remarked James Howell in 1642, was "Peregrination...
The Art of Conspiracy: Punning and Paranoid Response in Nabokov's 'Pnin.'
Recent discussions of social agency have focused renewed attention on the constitution of self and social control, inciting theorists to examine more closely the nature of perception and interpretation as those processes relate to the constructing mediation...