Angela Carter and Western Philosophy by Heidi Yeandle

By Heidi Yeandle

This ebook finds Carter’s deconstruction of the male-dominated self-discipline of Western idea. Revealing the vast philosophical study that underpins Carter’s intertextual paintings, this publication deals new readings of her fiction relating to a number of philosophical texts and concepts. via re-examining Carter’s writing with regards to the archived number of her notes that has lately develop into to be had on the British Library, Angela Carter and Western Philosophy places ahead new interpretations of Carter’s writing practices. With chapters studying her allusions to Plato, Hobbes and Rousseau, Descartes, Locke and Hume, Wittgenstein and Ryle, in addition to Kant and Sade, this e-book illuminates Carter’s engagement with varied components of Western inspiration, and discusses how this shapes her portrayal of truth, identification, civilisation, and morality. Angela Carter and Western Philosophy should 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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