Angela Carter and Western Philosophy by Heidi Yeandle

By Heidi Yeandle

This publication finds Carter’s deconstruction of the male-dominated self-discipline of Western suggestion. Revealing the wide philosophical examine that underpins Carter’s intertextual paintings, this publication bargains new readings of her fiction relating to various philosophical texts and concepts. by means of re-examining Carter’s writing with regards to the archived choice of her notes that has lately turn into to be had on the British Library, Angela Carter and Western Philosophy places ahead new interpretations of Carter’s writing practices. With chapters studying her allusions to Plato, Hobbes and Rousseau, Descartes, Locke and Hume, Wittgenstein and Ryle, in addition to Kant and Sade, this booklet illuminates Carter’s engagement with diverse parts of Western notion, and discusses how this shapes her portrayal of truth, identification, civilisation, and morality. Angela Carter and Western Philosophy should 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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