By Garrett Stewart
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The most obvious identity crisis figured forth by writing is in this sense the lack of identity between its own material co-presences, the friction of phonemic against letteral articulation. In this sense to read (lire) could well appear to rescind the presumption of a coherent signifying subject (abolir) by abrogating the very rule of diction. Reading along a written sequence could thus sweep away the bracketing gaps that hold the lexeme in place, abolishing the tyranny of the blank by emancipating the stream of phonic continuity that is ordinarily regimented by the halting system of script: in a word, inter-dicting the law of the letter.
True to semiotics, too, literary textuality is constituted by an array of associations that can be traced only through "signs" of meaning, clues, gestures, vestiges. Rather than searching out, as Saussure did,8 the anagrammatical displacements of a Latin verse linedismemberments of sacred or heroic names to be reassembled in the readingRiffaterre < previous page page_40 next page > < previous page page_41 next page > Page 41 instead looks for more obvious systemic disturbances that foreground the unsaid as unsaid, avoided, suppressed.
The model I propose for the lexical paragram is thus the expansion of a matrix.
Reading Voices: Literature and the Phonotext by Garrett Stewart