Angela Carter and Western Philosophy by Heidi Yeandle

By Heidi Yeandle

This e-book finds Carter’s deconstruction of the male-dominated self-discipline of Western inspiration. Revealing the broad philosophical examine that underpins Carter’s intertextual paintings, this booklet deals new readings of her fiction relating to a number of philosophical texts and ideas. by means of re-examining Carter’s writing almost about the archived choice of her notes that has lately turn into to be had on the British Library, Angela Carter and Western Philosophy places ahead new interpretations of Carter’s writing practices. With chapters interpreting her allusions to Plato, Hobbes and Rousseau, Descartes, Locke and Hume, Wittgenstein and Ryle, in addition to Kant and Sade, this publication illuminates Carter’s engagement with various components of Western notion, 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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