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Critical approaches to literature : moral / editor, Robert C. Evans, Auburn University at Montgomery.


The book examines a representative body of British and American work, including poems, short fiction, novels, essays, plays, and television series, dating from the English Renaissance down to the present day, from a moral perspective to provide a foundational understanding of the moral approach and how it is applied.

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  • ISBN: 9781682172742
  • ISBN: 1682172740
  • Physical Description: xxv, 282 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services, Inc. ; [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
On moral criticism: a feminist approach to caring / James S. Baumlin -- Critical contexts. The morality of renaissance love poetry: the case of Sir Thomas Wyatt / Robert C. Evans -- Ethics, literature, and theory: a sampling of various views / Stephen Paul Bray -- The genius of the saint: Harriet Beecher Stowe's moral artistry / Brian Yothers -- Moral approaches and other approaches to Jack London's "In a far country" / Kelley Jeans -- Critical readings. Moral irony in John Donne's "To his coy mistress going to bed" / Robert C. Evans -- "These hard hearts": Aristotelian morality and Peter Brooks' King Lear / Christopher Baker -- The blinding of Gloucester: trauma and morality in some films of Shakespeare's King Lear / Robert C. Evans -- Poe's ethics: a reading of "the man of the crowd," "Landor's cottage," and "Hop-frog" / Jeffrey J. Folks -- The man that corrupted Huckleberry - making greed a driving force / R. Kent Rasmussen -- "A practice for falling in love": ethical criticism in Anton Checkhov's "lady with the pet dog" / James S. Baumlin -- One from many: morality in John Steinbeck's The grapes of wrath / Nicolas Tredell -- Arthur Miller as the moral voice of America / Susan C. W. Abbotson -- The ethics of care in Zadie Smith's The embassy of Cambodia / Tammy Amiel Houser -- Sympathy for the devil inside / Mary Beth Willard -- The ethics of creative nonfiction / George H. Jensen.
Subject: Ethics in literature.
American literature > History and criticism > Theory, etc.
English literature > History and criticism > Theory, etc.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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