Josephine Donovan's The Aesthetics of Care: On the Literary Treatment of Animals PDF

By Josephine Donovan

ISBN-10: 1501317199

ISBN-13: 9781501317194

ISBN-10: 1501317202

ISBN-13: 9781501317200

during this very important new booklet from a unusual student, Josephine Donovan develops a brand new aesthetics of care, which she establishes because the foundation for a severe method of the illustration of animals in literature.

The Aesthetics of Care starts off with a consultant to the connection among ethics and aesthetics, resulting in a reconceptualization of key literary severe phrases similar to mimesis and catharsis, earlier than relocating directly to an utilized part, with interpretations of the explicit therapy of animals dealt with through a variety of authors, together with Willa Cather, Leo Tolstoy, George Sand, and J.M. Coetzee. The booklet closes with 3 concluding theoretical chapters.

transparent, unique, and provocative, The Aesthetics of Care introduces and makes new contributions to a couple of burgeoning parts of analysis and debate: aesthetics and ethics, serious thought, animal ethics, and ecofeminist criticism.

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