Angela Carter and Western Philosophy by Heidi Yeandle

By Heidi Yeandle

This publication reveals Carter’s deconstruction of the male-dominated self-discipline of Western inspiration. Revealing the huge philosophical study that underpins Carter’s intertextual paintings, this ebook deals new readings of her fiction when it comes to quite a number philosophical texts and ideas. through re-examining Carter’s writing just about the archived selection of her notes that has lately turn into on hand on the British Library, Angela Carter and Western Philosophy places ahead new interpretations of Carter’s writing practices. With chapters interpreting her allusions to Plato, Hobbes and Rousseau, Descartes, Locke and Hume, Wittgenstein and Ryle, in addition to Kant and Sade, this booklet illuminates Carter’s engagement with diversified components of Western idea, and discusses how this shapes her portrayal of fact, id, civilisation, and morality. Angela Carter and Western Philosophy may be of curiosity to researchers, academics, and scholars engaged on modern women’s writing, philosophy and literature, and intertextual literary practices. 

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