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Ethics in Literature Andrew Hadfield

Ethics in Literature

Andrew Hadfield

Published March 8th 1999
ISBN : 9780333718865
Hardcover
296 pages
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The question of ethics has dominated developments within humanities. This volume brings together the recent theories of ethics and reading and applies them to a wide variety of literary texts. Ethical and literary issues explored by the contributorsMoreThe question of ethics has dominated developments within humanities. This volume brings together the recent theories of ethics and reading and applies them to a wide variety of literary texts. Ethical and literary issues explored by the contributors include biography, sensibility, national identity, feminism, postcolonialism, religion, subjectivity and stylistics. Literary authors and philosophers/theorists discussed range from Shakespeare and Mary Shelley to Michele Roberts and Salman Rushdie, and from Kant and Coleridge to Derrida and Levinas.