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Table Of Contents

Introduction
Relations between Philosophy and Literature
Emotional Engagement and the Experience of Reading
Tragedy and Philosophy
Iago’s Elenchus: Shakespeare, Othello, and the Platonic Inheritance
Catharsis
Literature and the Moral Life
Perceptive Equilibrium: Literary Theory and Ethical Theory
Henry James, Moral Philosophers, Moralism
Literature and the Idea of Morality
Styles of Self-Absorption
Narrative and the Question of Literary Truth
Narration, Imitation, and Point of View
How and What We Can Learn from Fiction
Literature and Truth
Truth in Poetry: Particulars and Universals
Authorial Intention and the Varieties of Intentionalism
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A Companion to the Philosophy of Literature

A Companion to the Philosophy of Literature

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This monumental collection of new and recent essays from aninternational team of eminent scholars represents the bestcontemporary critical thinking relating to both literary andphilosophical studies of literature. Helpfully groups essays into the field's main sub-categories,among them ‘Relations Between Philosophy andLiterature’, ‘Emotional Engagement and the Experienceof Reading’, ‘Literature and the Moral Life’, and‘Literary Language’ Offers a combination of analytical precision and literaryrichness Represents an unparalleled work of reference for students andspecialists alike, ideal for course use
This monumental collection of new and recent essays from aninternational team of eminent scholars represents the bestcontemporary critical thinking relating to both literary andphilosophical studies of literature. Helpfully groups essays into the field's main sub-categories,among them ‘Relations Between Philosophy andLiterature’, ‘Emotional Engagement and the Experienceof Reading’, ‘Literature and the Moral Life’, and‘Literary Language’ Offers a combination of analytical precision and literaryrichness Represents an unparalleled work of reference for students andspecialists alike, ideal for course use

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