Future Crossings: Literature Between Philosophy and Cultural Studies

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November 2000



This volume uses a broad spectrum of philosophers and writers -- Blanchot, Levinas, Derrida, Joyce, Deleuze, Acker, Wordsworth, Adorno, Nancy, and many others -- to pursue its theme: the future of literary studies depends on an understanding of aesthetics both as an outcome of its cultural context and a questioning of that very context. In the editors' words, even as literature "submits itself to cultural critiques, it keeps interrogating the very ideas of culture and critique". In their interpretation of literature as interdiscursive, the editors and contributors open a line of argument that is important for the future of literary studies. The essays aim to break the boundaries separating philosophy and literature, to let each reform in a way that reveals the relationships between them.


Krzysztof Ziarek is an associate professor of English at the University of Notre Dame and the author of "Inflected Language: Toward a Hermeneutics of Nearness: Heidegger, Levinas, Stevens, Celan" Seamus Deane is the Keough Professor of Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame. His most recent works are a novel, "Reading in the Dark," and "Strange Country: Modernity and Nationhood in Irish Writing since 1790" and "A Short History of Irish Literature."
EAN: 9780810117914
ISBN: 0810117916
Untertitel: 'Philosophy, Literature, and Cu'. First. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2000
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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