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Literature and ethics; questions of responsibility in literary studies.


Literature and ethics; questions of responsibility in literary studies.

Ed. by Daniel Jernigan et al.

Cambria Press


428 pages




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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