The Philosophy of Literature / Edition 1
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The Philosophy of Literature / Edition 1

by Peter Lamarque
     
 

ISBN-10: 140512198X

ISBN-13: 9781405121989

Pub. Date: 06/30/2008

Publisher: Wiley

By exploring central issues in the philosophy of literature, illustrated by a wide range of novels, poems, and plays, Philosophy of Literature gets to the heart of why literature matters to us and sheds new light on the nature and interpretation of literary works.

  • Provides a comprehensive study, along with original insights, into the philosophy of

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Overview

By exploring central issues in the philosophy of literature, illustrated by a wide range of novels, poems, and plays, Philosophy of Literature gets to the heart of why literature matters to us and sheds new light on the nature and interpretation of literary works.

  • Provides a comprehensive study, along with original insights, into the philosophy of literature
  • Develops a unique point of view - from one of the field's leading exponents
  • Offers examples of key issues using excerpts from well-known novels, poems, and plays from different historical periods

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405121989
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/30/2008
Series:
Foundations of the Philosophy of the Arts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1 Art.

2 Literature.

3 Authors.

4 Practice.

5 Fiction.

6 Truth.

7 Value.

Bibliography of works cited.

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