New PDF release: Angela Carter and Western Philosophy

By Heidi Yeandle

ISBN-10: 1137595140

ISBN-13: 9781137595140

This ebook reveals Carter’s deconstruction of the male-dominated self-discipline of Western notion. Revealing the large philosophical learn that underpins Carter’s intertextual paintings, this publication bargains new readings of her fiction with regards to a number of philosophical texts and concepts. through re-examining Carter’s writing near to the archived choice of her notes that has lately develop into on hand on the British Library, Angela Carter and Western Philosophy places ahead new interpretations of Carter’s writing practices. With chapters analyzing her allusions to Plato, Hobbes and Rousseau, Descartes, Locke and Hume, Wittgenstein and Ryle, in addition to Kant and Sade, this ebook illuminates Carter’s engagement with diversified components of Western suggestion, and discusses how this shapes her portrayal of fact, id, civilisation, and morality. Angela Carter and Western Philosophy can be of curiosity to researchers, academics, and scholars engaged on modern women’s writing, philosophy and literature, and intertextual literary practices. 

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