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that reflects Cervantes' ambivalent response to the humanist ideology embodied in female conduct books" (60) -- y su intencion de recuperar el discurso parodico o el "pentimento" cervantino (61) puede servir como paralelo para ilustrar mi intencion de observar como la retorica de la abundancia o copia renacentista -- de origen clasico y tal y como aparece reformulada por Erasmo -- y la imagen de la cornucopia asociada a ella -- segun la fusion trazada en The Cornucopian Text de Terence Cave -- aparecen de modo parodico en "La gitanilla" y sirven a su vez como una especie de poetica.
He parts company with the cornucopian contingent in economics in saying that this is regrettable and will eventually lead to serious problems.
Simon, an American economist and a leading cornucopian, believes the environment and a range of other issues are peachy keen, and his "central premise" is that "almost every economic and social change or trend points in a positive direction.
God created a cornucopian world, the stories stress; combine this gift with moderation of appetites and the result is a world of plenty for everyone, rather than the resource scarcity that is a basic axiom of modern economics.
Sullivan's cornucopian sourcing, like the credit-worthy merchant's, is partly a rhetorical move designed to show that she has done her homework.
News organizations should not acknowledge cornucopian theories, the Ehrlichs argue: Though political and social reporting should contain the views of all sides, journalists should "recognize the limits to reasonable debate in the physical and medical sciences" by ignoring any views that are not alarmist.
Part one presents a watershed event in Montaigne criticism, the publication of Terence Cave's Cornucopian Text in 1979 which problematized traditional interpretive approaches by emphasizing discontinuities and asymmetries that prevent readers from imposing a stable order or unity on the Essais.
Eriksen insists that "mixed unity does not preclude unity of design," but the Tasso he presents is nevertheless author of what Terence Cave has called "a cornucopian text" (The Cornucopian Text: Problems of Writing in the French Renaissance, Oxford, 1979).
Consider food, which--like many other consumer goods--is inexpensive in the United States, and available in cornucopian quantity and variety.
This cornucopian paradigm asserts that the limits before us are irrelevant, that finiteness is a Malthusian misconception, and that economic growth can be extended indefinitely into the future.
Terence Cave, The Cornucopian Text: Problems of Writing in the French Renaissance (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1979); David Quint, Origin and Originality in Renaissance Literature: Versions of the Source (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1983).
The analyses, informed by post-structuralism, reader-response theory, and gender criticism, continue in large measure the line of investigation into Renaissance writing opened by Cave's The Cornucopian Text (1979).