Download e-book for iPad: Angela Carter and Western Philosophy by Heidi Yeandle

By Heidi Yeandle

ISBN-10: 1137595140

ISBN-13: 9781137595140

This ebook finds Carter’s deconstruction of the male-dominated self-discipline of Western suggestion. Revealing the broad philosophical study that underpins Carter’s intertextual paintings, this booklet bargains new readings of her fiction in terms of quite a number philosophical texts and concepts. by means of re-examining Carter’s writing just about the archived selection of her notes that has lately develop into to be had on the British Library, Angela Carter and Western Philosophy places ahead new interpretations of Carter’s writing practices. With chapters interpreting her allusions to Plato, Hobbes and Rousseau, Descartes, Locke and Hume, Wittgenstein and Ryle, in addition to Kant and Sade, this publication illuminates Carter’s engagement with diversified components of Western suggestion, and discusses how this shapes her portrayal of truth, identification, civilisation, and morality. Angela Carter and Western Philosophy might be of curiosity to researchers, teachers, and scholars engaged on modern women’s writing, philosophy and literature, and intertextual literary practices. 

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