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Literature and Ethics : From the Green Knight to the Dark Knight

By: Brie, Steve.
Contributor(s): Rossiter, William T.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (239 p.).ISBN: 9781443823166.Subject(s): Ethics in literature | Literature and moralsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Literature and Ethics : From the Green Knight to the Dark KnightDDC classification: 801.3 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; "SUBSTITUTING EARTH FOR GOD"? ETHICS AND THE RECOGNITION OF SPECIFIC PLACE IN SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT AND THE SECRET GARDEN; THE ETHICS OF RENAISSANCE HUMANISM; VIRTUE, JUSTICE AND MORAL ACTION IN SHAKESPEARE'S HAMLET; A MAN'S OFFICE, A WOMAN'S SHIELD; MILTON'S "CHASTE THINKING" IN PROLUSION VI; WRITING WOMEN'S LIVES AND THE "ROAD TO DIVORCE"; HONEYDEW ETHICS; KEEPING COMPANY WITH DICKENS; LITERATURE, THEORY AND THE BEATIFIC EFFECTS OF READING; "FAMILIAR HEARTS"; ETHICS, VIOLENCE AND THE SELF IN J.G. BALLARD'S CONCRETE ISLAND; SPANDEX PARABLES; CONTRIBUTORS
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Summary: This volume examines the crucial relationship between literature and ethics, as it has developed and changed from the late medieval period to the present day. The focus of the volume is predicated upon three interrelated themes: instruction, judgement, and justice. Previous studies of literature and ethics have often been restricted to a limited chronology and generic focus; the present volume covers a range of periods, texts and genres in order to provide a wider illustration of the relation...
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CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; "SUBSTITUTING EARTH FOR GOD"? ETHICS AND THE RECOGNITION OF SPECIFIC PLACE IN SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT AND THE SECRET GARDEN; THE ETHICS OF RENAISSANCE HUMANISM; VIRTUE, JUSTICE AND MORAL ACTION IN SHAKESPEARE'S HAMLET; A MAN'S OFFICE, A WOMAN'S SHIELD; MILTON'S "CHASTE THINKING" IN PROLUSION VI; WRITING WOMEN'S LIVES AND THE "ROAD TO DIVORCE"; HONEYDEW ETHICS; KEEPING COMPANY WITH DICKENS; LITERATURE, THEORY AND THE BEATIFIC EFFECTS OF READING; "FAMILIAR HEARTS"; ETHICS, VIOLENCE AND THE SELF IN J.G. BALLARD'S CONCRETE ISLAND; SPANDEX PARABLES; CONTRIBUTORS

INDEX

This volume examines the crucial relationship between literature and ethics, as it has developed and changed from the late medieval period to the present day. The focus of the volume is predicated upon three interrelated themes: instruction, judgement, and justice. Previous studies of literature and ethics have often been restricted to a limited chronology and generic focus; the present volume covers a range of periods, texts and genres in order to provide a wider illustration of the relation...

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