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Title:
Philosophy and the novel : philosophical aspects of Middlemarch, Anna Karenina, the brothers Karamazov, A la recherche du temps perdu, and of the methods of criticism
Author:
Jones, Peter, 1935 December 18-
Publication Information:
Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1975.
Physical Description:
viii, 216 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
1. Imagination and Egoism in "Middlemarch" -- Egoism -- Imagination and interpretation -- Possibilities and plans -- Providence and power -- Consciousness and conscience -- George Eliot and philosophy -- 2. Action and Passion in "AnnaKarenina" -- What is to be done? -- Role-playing -- Action and passion -- Other obstacles to answering the question -- The second question: 'What is the meaning or significance of the situation?' -- 3. The Self and Others in "The Brothers Karamazov" -- The positive doctrine -- Understanding others -- Pride, shame, and resentment: and their passivity -- Self-punishment and other needs -- Ivan and Dmitri -- 4. Knowledge and Illusion in "A la recherche du temps perdu" -- The faculties of, and the obstacles to, knowledge -- The nature of reality -- The role of the artist -- The nature of impressions and of knowledge -- Knowledge of persons -- 5. Philosophy, Criticism, and the Novel -- A theory of interpretation outlined -- Understanding a novel -- Select Bibliography -- Index
ISBN:
9780198245261

9780198245339
Format :
Book

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