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Levinas and nineteenth-century literature

Levinas and nineteenth-century literature

ethics and otherness from Romanticism through Realism

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Published by University of Delaware Press in Newark .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lévinas, Emmanuel -- Ethics,
  • Literature, Modern -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Ethics in literature,
  • Other (Philosophy) in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Donald R. Wehrs and David P. Haney.
    ContributionsWehrs, Donald R., Haney, David P., 1952-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN761 .L48 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22842613M
    ISBN 109780874130577
    LC Control Number2008052970

    Heidi Kaufman, English Origins, Jewish Discourse, and the Nineteenth-Century British Novel: Reflections on a Nested Nation. Henry McDonald. Donald R. Wehrs and David P. Haney, eds., Levinas and Nineteenth-Century Literature: Ethics and Otherness from Romanticism through Realism. Tom Marullo. Alexander Boot, God and Man According to Tolstoy. L. Donald R. Wehrs is Hargis Professor of British Literature at Auburn University, editor of Levinas and Twentieth-Century Literature (Delaware, ), co-editor (with David P. Haney) of Levinas and Nineteenth-Century Literature (Delaware, ), and author of three monographs on 20 th-century African fiction and over thirty essays on critical.

    and David P. Haney’s collection on Levinas and nineteenth-century literature. Reading literary texts through the lens of Emmanuel Levinas’s thought can seem counterintuitive given Levinas’s apparent ambivalence toward art. Yet it is this very tension between art and Levinasian ethics that makes this collection of twelve essays.   This collection of essays, edited by Donald R. Wehrs, follows Levinas and Nineteenth-Century Literature (University of Delaware Press, , also edited by Wehrs) with an impressive range of contributions that bring Emmanuel Levinas's philosophical insights and concepts together with literary and dramatic works from English, American, and other.

    Cambridge Core - English Literature - Nineteenth-Century Literature in Transition: The s - edited by Penny Fielding Please note, due to essential maintenance online purchasing will be unavailable between and (GMT) on 23rd November Missing: Levinas. Levinas and Nineteenth-Century Literature: Ethics and Otherness from Romanticism through Realism By Donald R. Wehrs; David P. Haney University of Delaware Press, Read preview Overview In Proximity: Emmanuel Levinas and the Eighteenth Century By Melvyn New; Robert Bernasconi; Richard A. Cohen Texas Tech University Press,


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Levinas and Nineteenth-Century Literature presents nine essays that reread major British, American, and European nineteenth-century literary texts in light of the Levinas and nineteenth-century literature book ethical philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas.

The first section pursues in essays on Wordsworth, Coleridge, De Quincey, and Baudelaire connections between Levinas's radical rethinking of subjectivity and Romantic generic, Format: Hardcover. In thirteen essays on writers ranging from Virginia Woolf and A.

Milne to J. Coetzee and Cormac McCarthy, Levinas and Twentieth-Century Literature puts the thought of the twentieth century’s most innovative ethical philosopher, Emmanuel Levinas, in dialogue with established twentieth-century masterpieces, such as Six Characters in Search of an Author, As I Lay Dying, One Hundred Years of Format: Hardcover.

Levinas and Nineteenth-Century Literature presents nine essays that reread major British, American, and European nineteenth-century literary texts in light of the post-deconstruction ethical philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas.

Yet Levinas's work, studded as it is with literary sources and quotations, demands a literary account. With an attitude at once respectful and interrogative, closely attentive to Levinas's texts while in dialogue with readings by Derrida, Blanchot, and Bataille, Altered Reading shows how the thread of the literary leads directly to the internal tensions of Levinas's ethical by: Donald R.

Wehrs is Hargis Professor of British Literature at Auburn University, editor of Levinas and Twentieth-Century Literature (Delaware, ), co-editor (with David P. Haney) of Levinas and Nineteenth-Century Literature (Delaware, ), and author of three monographs on 20 th-century African fiction and over thirty essays on critical Format: Paperback.

"Levinas and Nineteenth-Century Literature" presents nine essays that reread major British, American, and European nineteenth-century literary texts in light of the post-deconstruction ethical philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas. ing the ethical philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas () to a broad range of 19th-century literature will be required reading for anyone seeking to understand the impact Levinas's work has had on literary studies in this country since the late s.

In his introduction, "Levinas, the Twentieth-Century, and its Literature: From Ethical Trauma to the Reconstruction of Subjectivity," Wehrs elabo rates three strains of thinking that in his view reflect fundamental twentieth.

Levinas and French Literature. Alain Paul Toumayan - - In Donald R. Wehrs & David P. Haney (eds.), Levinas and Nineteenth-Century Literature: Ethics and Otherness From Romanticism Through Realism. University of Delaware by: 4. into the ethical dimensions of literature, including two recent edited volumes on Levinas and literature that concentrate on period-specific investigations (Levinas and Nineteenth-Century Literature, edited by Donald Wehrs and Daniel Haney [] and Levinas and Medieval Literature, edited by.

[(Levinas and Nineteenth-Century Literature: Ethics and Otherness from Romanticism Through Realism)] [Author: Donald R. Wehrs] published on (August, ) Manufacturer: University of Delaware Press.

Donald R. Wehrs is the author of Levinas and Nineteenth-Century Literature ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 1 review, published ), Levinas and Twentieth- 4/5. Introduction: Levinas, Twenty-First Century Ethical Criticism, and Their Nineteenth-Century Contexts.

Donald R. Wehrs & David P. Haney - - In Donald R. Wehrs & David P. Haney (eds.), Levinas and Nineteenth-Century Literature: Ethics and Otherness From Romanticism Through Realism. University of. Levinas and French Literature. Alain Paul Toumayan - - In Donald R.

Wehrs & David P. Haney (eds.), Levinas and Nineteenth-Century Literature: Ethics and Otherness From Romanticism Through Realism. University of Delaware : Steven Shankman. This collection of essays, edited by Donald R. Wehrs, follows Levinas and Nineteenth-Century Literature (University of Delaware Press,also edited by Wehrs) with an impressive range of contributions that bring Emmanuel Levinas’s philosophical insights and concepts together with literary and dramatic works from English, American, and other Anglophone literatures, as well as Spanish.

The novels of the 19th century remain some of the most taught literary works of any period. They not only continue to influence the canon but also cinema and popular culture. Get better acquainted with these groundbreaking works with this reading list, categorized by : Esther Lombardi.

Levinas and Medieval Literature takes the unique approach of connecting Christian allegory, talmudic hermeneutics, and Levinasian interpretation. Levinas’s philosophy illuminates what it means to classify medieval texts as profoundly ethical; and the medieval works, in their aurality, fragmentation, and layered narrative structures, provide a.

Levinas and Nineteenth-Century Literature presents nine essays that reread major British, American, and European nineteenth-century literary texts in light of the post-deconstruction ethical philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas.

The first section pursues in essays on Wordsworth, Coleridge, De Quincey, and Baudelaire connections between Levinas’s radical rethinking of subjectivity and Romantic generic.

Levinas's question is one starting point for In Proximity, a collection of seventeen essays by scholars in eighteenth-century literature, philosophy, history, and religion, and their readings of Spinoza, Kant, Goethe, Wordsworth, Behn, Defoe, Fielding, Sterne, Diderot, Laclos, and Mendelssohn.

In thirteen essays on writers ranging from Virginia Woolf and A. Milne to J. Coetzee and Cormac McCarthy, Levinas and Twentieth-Century Literature puts the thought of the twentieth century's most innovative ethical philosopher, Emmanuel Levinas, in dialogue with established twentieth-century masterpieces, such as Six Characters in Search of an Author, As I Lay Dying, One Hundred 4/5(3).

In thirteen essays on writers ranging from Virginia Woolf and A. A. Milne to J. M. Coetzee and Cormac McCarthy, Levinas and Twentieth-Century Literature puts the thought of the twentieth century’s most innovative ethical philosopher, Emmanuel Levinas, in dialogue with established twentieth-century masterpieces, such as Six Characters in Search of an Author, As I Lay Dying, One Hundred Years of 4/5(3).Presents nine essays that reread major British, American, and European nineteenth-century literary texts in light of the post-deconstruction ethical philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas.

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