The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Literature

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $99.49
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 33%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (5) from $99.49   
  • New (4) from $130.58   
  • Used (1) from $99.49   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$130.58
Seller since 2007

Feedback rating:

(23160)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
BRAND NEW

Ships from: Avenel, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$130.68
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(9531)

Condition: New
New Book. Shipped from US within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000

Ships from: Secaucus, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$143.23
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(51)

Condition: New
0195182634 ***BRAND-NEW*** FAST Fedex shipping, so you'll receive your order FAST! (r'cd within 1-4 business days after shipping in most cases). We've been in business for over 17 ... years. We provide EXCEPTIONAL customer service. We're open 24/7 to serve you best. PLEASE NOTE: Fedex does not deliver to PO Boxes or APO addresses, so please be sure to give us a physical street address for delivery. Also, unfortunately, we cannot ship this item to Alaska or Hawaii. Thanks! Read more Show Less

Ships from: Dundee, MI

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$214.76
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(205)

Condition: New
Hardcover New 0195182634 New Condition ~~~ Right off the Shelf-BUY NOW & INCREASE IN KNOWLEDGE...

Ships from: Geneva, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Literature contains 23 newly commissioned essays by major philosophers and literary scholars that investigate literature as a form of attention to human life. Various forms of attention are considered under the headings of Genres (from Ancient Epic to the Novel and Contemporary Experimental Writing), Periods (from Realism and Romanticism to Postcolonialism), Devices and Powers (Imagination, Plot, Character, Style, and Emotion), and Contexts and Uses (in relation to inquiry, morality, and politics). In each case, the effort is to track and evaluate how specific modes and works of imaginative literature answer to important needs of human subjects for orientation, the articulation of interest in life, and the working through of emotion, within situations that are both sociohistorical and human. Hence these essays show how and why literature matters in manifold ways in and for human cultural life, and they show how philosophers and imaginative literary writers have continually both engaged with and criticized each other.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195182637
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 3/27/2009
  • Series: Oxford Handbooks Series
  • Pages: 536
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Eldridge is Professor of Philosophy at Swarthmore College

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, Richard Eldridge, (Swarthmore College)
Genres
2. Epic, Gregory Nagy, (Harvard University)
3. Lyric, Susan Stewart, (Princeton University)
4. Tragedy, J. M. Bernstein, (New School for Social Research)
5. Comedy, Timothy Gould, (Metropolitan State College of Denver)
6. Pastoral, Mark Payne, (University of Chicago)
7. Satire, R. Bracht Branham, (Emory University)
8. The Novel, Anthony J. Cascardi, (University of California, Berkeley)
9. Autobiography and Biography, Stephen Mulhall, (New College, Oxford)
10. Experimental Writing, R. M. Berry, (Florida State University)
Periods
11. Realism, Bernard Harrison, (University of Utah)
12. Romanticism, Nikolas Kompridis, (University of Toronto)
13. Idealism, Toril Moi, (Duke University)
14. Modernism, Philip Weinstein, (Swarthmore College)
15. Postcolonialism, Simona Bertacco, (University of Milan)
Devices and Powers
16. Imagination, Kirk Pillow, (Corcoran College of Art + Design)
17. Plot, Alan Singer, (Temple University)
18. Character, Stanley Bates, (Middlebury College)
19. Style, Charles Altieri, (University of California, Berkeley)
20. Emotion, Memory, and Trauma, Glenn W. Most, (University of Chicago)
Contexts and Uses
21. Literature and Knowledge, John Gibson, (University of Louisville)
22. Literature and Morality, Ted Cohen, (University of Chicago)
23. Literature and Politics, Fred Rush, (University of Notre Dame)

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)