The Resource J.M. Coetzee and ethics : philosophical perspectives on literature, edited by Anton Leist & Peter Singer

J.M. Coetzee and ethics : philosophical perspectives on literature, edited by Anton Leist & Peter Singer

Label
J.M. Coetzee and ethics : philosophical perspectives on literature
Title
J.M. Coetzee and ethics
Title remainder
philosophical perspectives on literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by Anton Leist & Peter Singer
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In 2003, South African writer J. M. Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for his riveting portrayals of racial repression, sexual politics, the guises of reason, and the hypocrisy of human beings toward animals and nature. Coetzee was credited with being ""a scrupulous doubter, ruthless in his criticism of the cruel rationalism and cosmetic morality of western civilization."" The film of his novel Disgrace, starring John Malkovich, brought his challenging ideas to a new audience.Anton Leist and Peter Singer have assembled an outstanding group of contributors who probe deeply into
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 170
  • 823/.914
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR9369.3.C58
LC item number
Z73 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Leist, Anton
  • Singer, Peter
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coetzee, J. M
  • Coetzee, J. M
  • Coetzee, J. M
  • Philosophy in literature
  • Literature
Label
J.M. Coetzee and ethics : philosophical perspectives on literature, edited by Anton Leist & Peter Singer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Ethical Thought and the Problem of Communication: A Strategy for Reading Diary of a Bad Year
  • Adriaan van Heerden
  • 4.
  • Torture and Collective Shame
  • Jonathan Lear
  • 5.
  • Converging Convictions: Coetzee and His Characters on Animals
  • Jeff McMahan and Karen Dawn
  • 6.
  • Coetzee and Alternative Animal Ethics
  • Anton Leist
  • Peter Singer
  • 7.
  • Writing the Lives of Animals
  • Elisa Aaltola
  • 8.
  • Sympathy and Scapegoating in J.M. Coetzee
  • Ido Geiger
  • 9.
  • Against Society, Against History, Against Reason: Coetzee's Archaic Postmodernism
  • Andy Lamey
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Coetzee's Critique of Reason
  • Anton Leist
  • 11.
  • J.M. Coetzee, Moral Thinker
  • Martin Woessner
  • 12.
  • Being True to Fact: Coetzee's Prose of the World
  • Alice Crary
  • 13.
  • Paradoxes of Power in the Early Novels of J.M. Coetzee
  • Truth and Love Together at Last: Style, Form, and Moral Vision in Age of Iron
  • Pieter Vermeulen
  • 14.
  • Lives of Animals and the Form-Content Connection
  • Samantha Vice
  • 15.
  • Irony and Belief in Elizabeth Costello
  • Jennifer Flynn and Michael Funk Deckard
  • 16.
  • Coetzee's Hidden Polemic with Nietzsche
  • Peter Singer
  • Ralph Palm
  • 2.
  • Disgrace, Desire, and the Dark Side of the New South Africa
  • Robert Pippin
  • 3.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 400 p.
Isbn
9780231148405
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009043271
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2123086-01umb_inst
  • 2159394
  • (Sirsi) i9780231148412
  • (OCoLC)458890814
Label
J.M. Coetzee and ethics : philosophical perspectives on literature, edited by Anton Leist & Peter Singer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Ethical Thought and the Problem of Communication: A Strategy for Reading Diary of a Bad Year
  • Adriaan van Heerden
  • 4.
  • Torture and Collective Shame
  • Jonathan Lear
  • 5.
  • Converging Convictions: Coetzee and His Characters on Animals
  • Jeff McMahan and Karen Dawn
  • 6.
  • Coetzee and Alternative Animal Ethics
  • Anton Leist
  • Peter Singer
  • 7.
  • Writing the Lives of Animals
  • Elisa Aaltola
  • 8.
  • Sympathy and Scapegoating in J.M. Coetzee
  • Ido Geiger
  • 9.
  • Against Society, Against History, Against Reason: Coetzee's Archaic Postmodernism
  • Andy Lamey
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Coetzee's Critique of Reason
  • Anton Leist
  • 11.
  • J.M. Coetzee, Moral Thinker
  • Martin Woessner
  • 12.
  • Being True to Fact: Coetzee's Prose of the World
  • Alice Crary
  • 13.
  • Paradoxes of Power in the Early Novels of J.M. Coetzee
  • Truth and Love Together at Last: Style, Form, and Moral Vision in Age of Iron
  • Pieter Vermeulen
  • 14.
  • Lives of Animals and the Form-Content Connection
  • Samantha Vice
  • 15.
  • Irony and Belief in Elizabeth Costello
  • Jennifer Flynn and Michael Funk Deckard
  • 16.
  • Coetzee's Hidden Polemic with Nietzsche
  • Peter Singer
  • Ralph Palm
  • 2.
  • Disgrace, Desire, and the Dark Side of the New South Africa
  • Robert Pippin
  • 3.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 400 p.
Isbn
9780231148405
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009043271
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2123086-01umb_inst
  • 2159394
  • (Sirsi) i9780231148412
  • (OCoLC)458890814

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