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By Heidi Yeandle

This e-book finds Carter’s deconstruction of the male-dominated self-discipline of Western proposal. Revealing the large philosophical study that underpins Carter’s intertextual paintings, this booklet bargains new readings of her fiction in terms of various philosophical texts and ideas. by way of re-examining Carter’s writing as regards to the archived choice of her notes that has lately develop into to be had on the British Library, Angela Carter and Western Philosophy places ahead new interpretations of Carter’s writing practices. With chapters studying her allusions to Plato, Hobbes and Rousseau, Descartes, Locke and Hume, Wittgenstein and Ryle, in addition to Kant and Sade, this ebook illuminates Carter’s engagement with diversified components of Western inspiration, and discusses how this shapes her portrayal of fact, identification, civilisation, and morality. Angela Carter and Western Philosophy might be of curiosity to researchers, academics, and scholars engaged on modern women’s writing, philosophy and literature, and intertextual literary practices. 

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