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By Andrea Selleri,Philip Gaydon

This e-book is ready the interplay among literary stories and the philosophy of literature. It good points essays from across the world popular and rising philosophers and literary students, not easy readers to affix them in taking heavily the inspiration of interdisciplinary learn and forging ahead in new and fascinating instructions of thought.

It identifies that literary experiences and the philosophy of literature tackle comparable concerns: what's literature? what's its worth? Why do I care approximately characters? what's the position of the writer in figuring out a literary paintings? what's fiction in place of non-fiction? but, actual, interdisciplinary interplay is still scarce. This assortment seeks to beat present stumbling blocks and search out new paths for exploration.

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