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By Heidi Yeandle

This e-book finds Carter’s deconstruction of the male-dominated self-discipline of Western suggestion. Revealing the wide philosophical learn that underpins Carter’s intertextual paintings, this booklet bargains new readings of her fiction relating to quite a number philosophical texts and concepts. through re-examining Carter’s writing on the subject of the archived number 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 e-book illuminates Carter’s engagement with varied parts of Western concept, and discusses how this shapes her portrayal of truth, id, civilisation, and morality. Angela Carter and Western Philosophy might be of curiosity to researchers, teachers, and scholars engaged on modern women’s writing, philosophy and literature, and intertextual literary practices. 

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