Literary Philosophers: Borges, Calvino, Eco

Literary Philosophers: Borges, Calvino, Eco

by Jorge J.E. Gracia
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415929180

ISBN-13: 9780415929189

Pub. Date: 07/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415929189
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
1Literary Philosophers: Introductory Remarks1
2Intersections: Philosophy and Literature, or Why Ethical Criticism Prefers Realism15
3Philosophy and the Philosophical, Literature and the Literary, Borges and the Labyrinthine27
4Borges's Monsters: Unnatural Wholes and the Transformation of Genre47
5Borges's "Pierre Menard": Philosophy or Literature?85
6Mimesis and Modernism: The Case of Jorge Luis Borges109
7A Method for the New Millennium: Calvino and Irony129
8The Writing of the System: Borges's Library and Calvino's Traffic149
9Knowledge and Cognitive Practices in Eco's Labyrinths of Intertextuality165
10Borges, Calvino, Eco: The Philosophies of Metafiction185
11Philosophy and Literature in Calvino's Tales205
Bibliography223
Notes on Contributors239
Index243

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