By Heidi Yeandle

ISBN-10: 1137595140

ISBN-13: 9781137595140

This ebook finds Carter’s deconstruction of the male-dominated self-discipline of Western proposal. Revealing the large philosophical study that underpins Carter’s intertextual paintings, this booklet deals new readings of her fiction when it comes to a number philosophical texts and ideas. by means of re-examining Carter’s writing as regards to the archived selection 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 interpreting 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 assorted components of Western idea, and discusses how this shapes her portrayal of truth, identification, civilisation, and morality. Angela Carter and Western Philosophy may 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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