Paradoxy


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Par´a`dox`y


n.1.A paradoxical statement; a paradox.
2.The quality or state of being paradoxical.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"Elegiac Sonnets: Charlotte Smith's Formal Paradoxy." Papers on Language and Literature: A Journal for Scholars and Critics of Language and Literature 39, no.
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In Adventures in Paradox Charles Presberg has undertaken the first comprehensive study of paradox in Cervantes's novel.He traces the history of paradox in European thought and literature, with particular attention to seminal texts in classical paradoxy and to Spanish authors whose works were known to Cervantes, and examines the functions of paradox in selected episodes from both parts of Don Quixote.
In nine chapters organized around three central themes, the book examines the paradoxy of development, unravels the archeology of the "axis of evil," and presents the design of a new social developmental argument.