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By Heidi Yeandle

This publication finds Carter’s deconstruction of the male-dominated self-discipline of Western notion. Revealing the large philosophical learn that underpins Carter’s intertextual paintings, this e-book bargains new readings of her fiction relating to more than a few philosophical texts and ideas. via re-examining Carter’s writing on the subject of the archived choice 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 analyzing her allusions to Plato, Hobbes and Rousseau, Descartes, Locke and Hume, Wittgenstein and Ryle, in addition to Kant and Sade, this ebook illuminates Carter’s engagement with assorted components of Western suggestion, and discusses how this shapes her portrayal of truth, identification, civilisation, and morality. Angela Carter and Western Philosophy could 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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