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Issue Details: First known date: 2010 2010
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'In 2003, the South African writer J.M. Coetzee was awarded the Novel 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 Coetzee's extensive wand extraordinary corpus. They explore his approach to ethical theory and philosophy and pay particular attention to his representation of the human-animal relationship. They also confront Coetzee's depiction of the elementary conditions of life, the origins of morality, the recognition of value in others, the sexual dynamics between men and women, the normality of suppression, and the possibility of equality in postcolonial society. With its wide-ranging consideration of philosophical issues, especially in relations to fiction, this volume stands alone in its extraordinary exchange of ethical and literary inquiry.' (Publisher's summary)

Notes

  • Includes essays on Elizabeth Costello, Diary of a Bad Year and The Lives of Animals, as well as other works by Coetzee.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Columbia University Press , 2010 .
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      Extent: vi, 400 p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliographical references and index.
      ISBN: 9780231520249 (ebook), 9780231148405 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780231148412 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Works about this Work

Stress Tests Stephen Abell , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 25 February no. 5630 2011; (p. 3-5)
Review of four critical studies of J. M. Coetzee's work.
Untitled Gillian Dooley , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Transnational Literature , November vol. 3 no. 1 2010;

— Review of J.M. Coetzee and Ethics: Philosophical Perspectives on Literature 2010 anthology criticism
Untitled Gillian Dooley , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Transnational Literature , November vol. 3 no. 1 2010;

— Review of J.M. Coetzee and Ethics: Philosophical Perspectives on Literature 2010 anthology criticism
Stress Tests Stephen Abell , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 25 February no. 5630 2011; (p. 3-5)
Review of four critical studies of J. M. Coetzee's work.
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