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The wounded animal : J.M. Coetzee and the difficulty of reality in literature and philosophy

Author: Stephen Mulhall
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2009.
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Taking a work by J.M. Coetzee as an example, this volume explores the way both literature and philosophy seek - and fail - to represent reality. Stephen Mulhall examines Coetzee's 'Elizabeth Costello', which deals with the moral status of animals.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mulhall, Stephen, 1962-
Wounded animal.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2009
(DLC) 2008015470
(OCoLC)225532799
Named Person: J M Coetzee; J M Coetzee; J M Coetzee; J M Coetzee
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Mulhall
ISBN: 9781400837533 1400837537
OCLC Number: 708253641
Awards: Commended for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2009.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 259 p.)
Contents: The lives of animals --
Elizabeth Costello.
Responsibility: Stephen Mulhall.

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Examines JM Coetzee's writings about Elizabeth Costello, and the ways in which philosophers have responded to them. This book considers the relations among reason, language, and the imagination, as  Read more...

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One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2009 "This superb book by Mulhall, building on the work of Cora Diamond's The Realistic Spirit, contributes richly to the work of recovery in moral Read more...

 
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