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Seeing and Tagging Things in Pictures

Hancher, Michael (Representations (University of California Press), 2021-08)
Despite modernist precepts, digital projects that use crowdsourcing to annotate large collections of images of paintings and book illustrations with “tags” have encouraged viewers to see things in pictures and to say what ...

Sermons in Stones (editorial)

Hancher, Michael (Minnesota Center for Advanced Studies in Language, Style, and Literary Theory, 1974)
Discusses a poem by Robert Frost, "A Missive Missile," as dramatizing aspects of literary interpretation.

Re: Search and Close Reading

Hancher, Michael (University of Minnesota Press, 2016)

The Law of Signatures

Hancher, Michael (Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., 1992)
In criticizing J. L. Austin's theory of speech acts, Jacques Derrida and Jonathan Culler have argued, in part, that Austin misunderstands how signatures function. They claim that he ignores the essentially formal and ...

Speech Acts and the Law

Hancher, Michael (Georgetown University Press, 1980)

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