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Title:
J.M. Coetzee and ethics : philosophical perspectives on literature
Author:
Leist, Anton, 1947-
Publication Information:
New York : Columbia University Press, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
vi, 400 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Part I. People, Human Relationships, and Politics -- The paradoxes of Power in the Early Novels of J.M. Coetzee / Robert Pippin -- Disgrace, Desire, and the Dark Side of the New South Africa / Adriaan van Heerden -- Ethical Thought and the Problem of Communication: A Strategy for Reading Diary of a Bad Year / Jonathan Lear -- Torture and Collective Shame / Jeff McMahan -- Part II. Humans, Animals, and Morality -- Converging Convictions: Coetzee and His Characters on Animals / Karen Dawn and Peter Singer -- Coetzee and Alternative Animal Ethics / Eilisa Aaltola -- Writing the Lives of Animals / Ido Geiger -- Sympathy and Scapegoating in H.M. Coetzee / Andy Lamey -- Part III. Rationality and Human Lives -- Against Society, Against History, Against Reason: Coetzee's Archaic Postmodernism / Anton Leist -- Coetzee's Critique of Reason / Martin Woessner -- J.M. Cietzee, Moral Thinker / Alice Crary -- Being True to Fact: Coetzee's Prose of the World / Pieter Vermeulen -- Part IV. Literature, Literary Style, and Philosophy -- Truth and Love Together at Last: Style, Form, and Moral vision in Age of Iron / Samantha Vice -- The Lives of Animals and the Form-Content Connection / Jennifer Flynn -- Irony and Belief in Elizabeth Costello / Michael Funk Deckard and Ralph Palm -- Coetzee's Hidden Polemic with Nietzsche / Alena Dvorakova
ISBN:
9780231148405

9780231148412
Format :
Book