Logocentrism definition

lōgə-sĕntrĭzəm
A structuralist approach to texts and especially to literary works that conceives of language as based in rational thought and holding meaning by virtue of its potential relation to fundamental reality.
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The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
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Excessive attention paid to the meanings of words or distinctions in their usage.
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Noun

Singular:
logocentrism
Plural:
logocentrisms

Origin of logocentrism