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Interfering Values in the Nineteenth-Century British Novel

Austen, Dickens, Eliot, Hardy, and the Ethics of Criticism

Interfering Values in the Nineteenth-Century British Novel( )
Author: Moxham, Jeffrey
Series title:Contributions to the Study of World Literature Ser.
ISBN:978-0-313-32283-9
Publication Date:Jan 2002
Publisher:ABC-CLIO, LLC
Imprint:Greenwood
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $173.95
Book Description:

Classic 19th-century British novels that give full expression to complex ethical problems necessarily project the claims of conflicting or interfering values and thus complicate the strategies for resolving the dilemmas they dramatize. This book reasserts the importance of the ethics of reading. It analyzes a developing dialogue between moral philosophers and literary critics, all of whom in their different ways celebrate literature's capacity to confront us with values in conflict....
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Book Details
Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Literary Criticism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.1 x 24.2 cm
Book Weight:0.505 Kilograms



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