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Literature and ethics; questions of responsibility in literary studies.

9781604976052

Literature and ethics; questions of responsibility in literary studies.

Ed. by Daniel Jernigan et al.

Cambria Press

2009

428 pages

$124.99

Hardcover

PN49

This collection of essays originated from conversations following the Irresponsibility & Literature Conference held in Singapore in 2006. Topics in the wide-ranging collection include discussions of ethics and irresponsibility in literature, Victorian fiction, exotic eroticism, modernism and irresponsible allusion, Irish writing and the tradition of dissent, censorship, fantasy fiction, killing and death, and other related issues. Editors Jernigan (English, Nanyang Technological U.), Murphy (contemporary literature, Nanyang Technological U.), Quigley (author, early modern literature specialist), Wagner (Nanyang Technical U.), and 14 authors contributed to the collection.

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