Literary Studies And The Philosophy Of Literature: New Interdisciplinary Directions by Andrea SelleriLiterary Studies And The Philosophy Of Literature: New Interdisciplinary Directions by Andrea Selleri

Literary Studies And The Philosophy Of Literature: New Interdisciplinary Directions

EditorAndrea Selleri, Philip Gaydon

Hardcover | December 15, 2016

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This book is about the interaction between literary studies and the philosophy of literature. It features essays from internationally renowned and emerging philosophers and literary scholars, challenging readers to join them in taking seriously the notion of interdisciplinary study and forging forward in new and exciting directions of thought.

It identifies that literary studies and the philosophy of literature address similar issues: What is literature? What is its value? Why do I care about characters? What is the role of the author in understanding a literary work? What is fiction as opposed to non-fiction? Yet, genuine, interdisciplinary interaction remains scarce. This collection seeks to overcome current obstacles and seek out new paths for exploration.
Andrea Selleri is Associate Fellow at the University of Warwick, UK, where he completed a PhD in English and Comparative Literary Studies. His work on Victorian intellectual history has appeared in various journals and he is currently writing a monograph on the idea of the author in nineteenth-century literary criticism.Philip Gaydon i...
Title:Literary Studies And The Philosophy Of Literature: New Interdisciplinary DirectionsFormat:HardcoverPublished:December 15, 2016Publisher:Springer International PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319331469

ISBN - 13:9783319331461

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- PART I: INTERDISCIPLINARY ACTION IN THEORY.- 1. Criticism, Philosophy and the Differend; Catherine Belsey.- 2. The Discipline of Literary Studies; Stein H. Olsen.- 3. Analytic Philosophy of Literature: Problems and Prospects; Jukka Mikkonen.- PART II: INTERDISCIPLINARY INTERACTION IN PRACTICE.- 4. 'I will draw a map of what you never see': Cartographic Metaphor in Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations; Mike Rose-Steel.- 5. The Pleasures of Solipsism for Writers and Philosophers; Ery Shin.- 6. To Tell What Happened as Invention: Literature and Philosophy on Learning From Fiction; Manuel García Carpintero.- PART III: USING THE PHILOSOPHY OF LITERATURE IN LITERARY STUDIES.- 7. Poetic Utterances: Attuning Poetry and Philosophy; Maximilian de Gaynesford.- 8. Reading as Fiction and Reading as Non-Fiction; Derek Matravers.- 9. The Opacity of Testimony; or, what the philosophy of literature can tell us about how to read Holocaust narratives; Samuel O'Donoghue.- PART IV: USING LITERARY STUDIES IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF LITERATURE.- 10. Literary Examples in Analytical Aesthetics: The Claim of the Particular; Andrea Selleri.- 11. What Do We Do With Words? Framing What is at Stake in Dealing with Literature; Marianna Ginocchietti and Giulia Zanfabro.- 12. Digital Literature and its Departure from the Supremacy of the Author Function; Heiko Zimmermann.- Bibliography.- Index.-