Ethical Criticism

Ethical Criticism : Reading After Levinas

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What is the relationship between literary criticism and ethics? This book attempts to answer that question, setting out the issues in context by analyzing the historical development of the ethics of criticism against what is known as theory.
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  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 160.02 x 233.68 x 20.32mm | 544.31g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748609679
  • 9780748609673

Table of contents

Introduction - the uncertain topography of criticism; ethics and the end of criticism?; the dialogue between perception and rule - Martha Nussbaum; reading (:) the ethnics of deconstructive criticism; "cold splendour" - Levinas' suspicion of art; "what is hecuba home?" - language beyond being and the task of criticism.
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