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Play, metaphor and representation - a love triangle or une liaison dangereuse?

  title={Play, metaphor and representation - a love triangle or une liaison dangereuse?},
  author={Sebastian M{\"o}ring},
This paper investigates in which way classical theories of game and play like the approaches by Huizinga [21], Caillois [9], Fink [15], Bateson [4], Gombrich [18], Walton [55] have been related to metaphor by the authors themselves or by other authors. Observations in the mentioned literature suggest that the notions metaphor, representation and play as well as instances of each are being used to explain each other so that they enter a circular relationship. This paper discusses the… Expand
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