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  1. Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka & International Society for Phenomenology and Literature (1982). The Philosophical Reflection of Man in Literature Selected Papers From Several Conferences Held by the International Society for Phenomenology and Literature in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
     
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  2. Marlies Kronegger, Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, World Institute for Advanced Phenomenological Research and Learning, International Society for Phenomenology and Literature & International Phenomenology Congress (1994). Allegory Old and New in Literature, Fine Art, Music and Theatre and its Continuity in Culture.
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  3. John Fleming (1985). The Medieval Sinner: Characterization and Confession in the Literature of the English Middle Ages. [REVIEW] Speculum 60 (3):649-650.
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    Susannah Radstone (2007). The Sexual Politics of Time: Confession, Nostalgia, Memory. Routledge.
    The Sexual Politics of Time will be of interest tostudents and researchers of time, memory, difference and cultural change, in subjects such as Media and ...
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  5. Laura Inez Deavenport Barge (2009). Exploring Worldviews in Literature: From William Wordsworth to Edward Albee. Abilene Christian University Press.
    Numinous spaces in British literature from William Wordsworth to Samuel Beckett -- Jesus figures in American literature from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Edward Albee -- Using Bakhtin's definitions to discover ethical voices in Solzhenitsyn and Tolstoy -- René Girard's categories of scapegoats in literature of the American South -- Hopkins's metaphysics of nature as sacred disclosure -- The book of job as mirrored in Hopkins's metaphysics -- Beckett's mythos of the absence of God.
     
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  6. Mary Sanders Pollock & Catherine Rainwater (eds.) (2005). Figuring Animals: Essays on Animal Images in Art, Literature, Philosophy, and Popular Culture. Palgrave Macmillan.
    Figuring Animals is a collection of fifteen essays concerning the representation of animals in literature, the visual arts, philosophy, and cultural practice. At the turn of the new century, it is helpful to reconsider our inherited understandings of the species, some of which are still useful to us. It is also important to look ahead to new understandings and new dialogue, which may contribute to the survival of us all. The contributors to this volume participate in this dialogue (...)
     
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    Brett Bourbon (2004). Finding a Replacement for the Soul: Mind and Meaning in Literature and Philosophy. Harvard University Press.
    Approaching the study of literature as a unique form of the philosophy of language and mind--as a study of how we produce nonsense and imagine it as sense--this ...
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    Phyllis Carey (ed.) (1997). Wagering on Transcendence: The Search for Meaning in Literature. Sheed & Ward.
    Through essays, Mount Mary College professors from various disciplines analyze several pieces of literature from a variety of genres and authors to show how ...
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    Margaret S. Hrezo & John M. Parrish (eds.) (2010). Damned If You Do: Dilemmas of Action in Literature and Popular Culture. Lexington Books.
    These essays showcase the value of the narrative arts in investigating complex conflicts of value in moral and political life, and explore the philosophical problem of moral dilemmas as expressed in ancient drama, classic and contemporary ...
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    Walter Pape & Frederick Burwick (eds.) (1995). Reflecting Senses: Perception and Appearance in Literature, Culture, and the Arts. W. De Gruyter.
    Introduction In "search of instances where the American imagination demands the real thing, and, to attain it, must fabricate the absolute fake," Umberto ...
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    Catherine Osborne (2007/2009). Dumb Beasts and Dead Philosophers: Humanity and the Humane in Ancient Philosophy and Literature. Oxford University Press.
    The book is about three things. First, how Ancient thinkers perceived humans as like or unlike other animals; second about the justification for taking a humane attitude towards natural things; and third about how moral claims count as true, and how they can be discovered or acquired. Was Aristotle was right to see continuity in the psychological functions of animal and human souls? The question cannot be settled without taking a moral stance. As we can either focus on continuity or (...)
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    Stanley Corngold (1998). Complex Pleasure: Forms of Feeling in German Literature. Stanford University Press.
    Complex Pleasure deals with questions of literary feeling in eight major German writers—Lessing, Kant, Hölderlin, Nietzsche, Musil, Kafka, Trakl, and Benjamin. On the basis of close readings of these authors Stanley Corngold makes vivid the following ideas: that where there is literature there is complex pleasure; that this pleasure is complex because it involves the impression of a disclosure; that this thought is foremost in the minds of a number of canonical writers; that important literary works in the (...)
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    Hsuan L. Hsu (2010). Geography and the Production of Space in Nineteenth-Century American Literature. Cambridge University Press.
    Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments; Introduction: scales of identification; 1. Democratic expansionism, gothic geographies, and Charles Brockden Brown; 2. Urban apartments, global cities: the enlargement of private space in Poe and James; 3. Cultural orphans: domesticity, missionaries, and China from Stowe to Sui Sin Far; 4. 'The Checkered Globe': cosmopolitan despair in the American Pacific; 5. Literature and regional production; Epilogue: scales of resistance.
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  14. Obioma Nnaemeka (ed.) (1997). The Politics of (M)Othering: Womanhood, Identity and Resistance in African Literature. Routledge.
    This collection is a study of African literature framed by the central, and multi-faceted, idea of 'mother' - motherland, mothertongue, motherwit, motherhood, mothering - looking at the paradoxical location of (m)other as both central and marginal. Whilst the volume stands as a sustained feminist analysis, it engages feminist theory itself by showing how issues in feminism are, in African literature, recast in different and complex ways.
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  15. Andrew Hadfield, Dominic Rainsford & Tim Woods (1999). The Ethics in Literature. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
     
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    Ullrich Langer (1994). Perfect Friendship: Studies in Literature and Moral Philosophy From Boccaccio to Corneille. Librairie Droz.
    I am grateful to the National Endowment for the Humanities for a year-long fellowship that enabled me to write major portions of this book; ...
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  17. S. L. Goldberg (1993). Agents and Lives Moral Thinking in Literature. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
     
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  18. Morris Weitz (1963). Philosophy in Literature: Shakespeare, Voltaire, Tolstoy & Proust. Detroit, Wayne State University Press.
     
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  19. Walter Bernhart & Werner Wolf (eds.) (2010). Self-Reference in Literature and Other Media. Rodopi.
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  20. Angus Fletcher (1991). Colors of the Mind: Conjectures on Thinking in Literature. Harvard University Press.
     
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  21. Patrick Grant (1996). Personalism and the Politics of Culture: Readings in Literature and Religion From the New Testament to the Poetry of Northern Ireland. St. Martin's Press.
     
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  22. Charles W. Johnson (1992). Philosophy in Literature. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
     
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  23. Konstantin Kolenda (1982). Philosophy in Literature: Metaphysical Darkness and Ethical Light. Barnes & Noble Books.
     
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  24. Konstantin Kolenda (1982). Philosophy in Literature Metaphysical Darkness and Ethical Light /Konstantin Kolenda. --. --. Barnes & Noble, Books,1982.
     
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  25. Marie Mianowski (ed.) (2012). Irish Contemporary Landscapes in Literature and the Arts. Palgrave Macmillan.
     
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  26. Maurice Alexander Natanson (1998). The Erotic Bird Phenomenology in Literature. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
     
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  27. H. P. Rickman (1996). Philosophy in Literature. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
     
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    Julian L. Ross (1950). Philosophy in Literature. Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 25 (1):141-142.
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  29. Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka & World Institute for Advanced Phenomenological Research and Learning (2000). Life Creative Mimesis of Emotion ; From Sorrow to Elation: Elegiac Virtuosity in Literature.
     
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  30. Frederic Will (1988). Thresholds & Testimonies: Recovering Order in Literature and Criticism. Wayne State University Press.
     
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    Wolfgang Huemer (2012). Cognitive Dimensions of Achieving (and Failing) in Literature. In J. Dreiber, E. Konrad, T. Petraschka & H. Rott (eds.), Understanding Fiction. Mentis 26-44.
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    Nancy Yousef (2004). Isolated Cases: The Anxieties of Autonomy in Enlightenment Philosophy and Romantic Literature. Cornell University Press.
    While individuals presented in central texts of the period are indeed often alone or separated from others, Yousef regards this isolation as a problem the texts attempt to illuminate, rather than a condition they construct as normative or ...
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    Robert E. Abrams (2004). Landscape and Ideology in American Renaissance Literature: Topographies of Skepticism. Cambridge University Press.
    Robert Abrams argues that new concepts of space and landscape emerged in mid-nineteenth-century American writing, marking a linguistic and interpretative limit to American expansion. Abrams supports the radical elements of antebellum writing, where writers from Hawthorne to Rebecca Harding Davis disputed the naturalizing discourses of mid-nineteenth century society. Whereas previous critics find in antebellum writing a desire to convert chaos into an affirmative, liberal agenda, Abrams contends that authors of the 1840s and 50s deconstructed more than they constructed.
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    Jenny Chamarette & Jennifer Higgins (eds.) (2010). Guilt and Shame: Essays in French Literature, Thought and Visual Culture. Peter Lang.
    This collection of essays, on French and francophone prose, poetry, drama, visual art, cinema and thought, assesses guilt and shame in relation to structures of ...
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  35. Anthony M. Mlikotin (ed.) (1979). Western Philosophical Systems in Russian Literature: A Collection of Critical Studies. University of Southern California Press.
     
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    Julia Simon (2001). Beyond Contractual Morality: Ethics, Law, and Literature in Eighteenth-Century France. University of Rochester Press.
    Beyond Contractual Morality looks at current debates over the meaning of liberalism by reexamining their roots in eighteenth-century texts, which demonstrate ...
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    Shelley M. Park (2005). Real (M)Othering: The Metaphysics of Maternity in Children's Literature. In Sally Haslanger & Charlotte Witt (eds.), Real (M)othering: The Metaphysics of Maternity in Children's Literature. In Sally Haslanger and Charlotte Witt, eds. Adoption Matters: Philosophical and Feminist Essays. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. 171-194. Cornell University Press 171-194.
    This paper examines the complexity and fluidity of maternal identity through an examination of narratives about "real motherhood" found in children's literature. Focusing on the multiplicity of mothers in adoption, I question standard views of maternity in which gestational, genetic and social mothering all coincide in a single person. The shortcomings of traditional notions of motherhood are overcome by developing a fluid and inclusive conception of maternal reality as authored by a child's own perceptions.
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    Jane Adamson, Richard Freadman & David Parker (eds.) (1998). Renegotiating Ethics in Literature, Philosophy, and Theory. Cambridge University Press.
    Is it possible for postmodernism to offer viable, coherent accounts of ethics? Or are our social and intellectual worlds too fragmented for any broad consensus about the moral life? These issues have emerged as some of the most contentious in literary and philosophical studies. In Renegotiating Ethics in Literature, Philosophy, and Theory a distinguished international gathering of philosophers and literary scholars address the reconceptualisations involved in this 'turn towards ethics'. An important feature of this has been a renewed interest (...)
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    Andreea Tereza Nitisor (2010). Speaking the Despicable: Blasphemy in Literature. Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 6 (16):69-79.
    This article examines the controversial issue of blasphemy in literature from the viewpoint of reception inside and outside the academia. The thesis of the article is that blasphemy in literature, though inherently related to religion and language, has a plurality of connotations and interpretations (dissidence, intertextuality, critique of colonialism, discursive strategy, alterity/Otherness, ethnicity, subversive text). Consequently, blasphemy in literature is an incentive for fruitful discussions regarding tolerance, freedom of expression, and the re-situation of the (post)modern self in (...)
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  40. Christopher Kelly (1987). Rousseau's Exemplary Life: The Confessions as Political Philosophy. Cornell University Press.
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    George M. Wilson (2007). Elusive Narrators in Literature and Film. Philosophical Studies 135 (1):73 - 88.
    It is widely held in theories of narrative that all works of literary narrative fiction include a narrator who fictionally tells the story. However, it is also granted that the personal qualities of a narrator may be more or less radically effaced. Recently, philosophers and film theorists have debated whether movies similarly involve implicit audio-visual narrators. Those who answer affirmatively allow that these cinematic narrators will be radically effaced. Their opponents deny that audio-visual narrators figure in the ontology of (...)
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    Ben Lazare Mijuskovic (2012 3rd edition). Loneliness in Philosophy, Psychology, and Literature. iUniverse.
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    Douglas L. Cairns (1994). [Book Review] Aidos, the Psychology and Ethics of Honour and Shame in Ancient Greek Literature. [REVIEW] Ethics 105 (1):181-183.
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    Alice E. Adams & Ann Dally (1997). Reproducing the Womb: Images of Childbirth in Science, Feminist Theory, and Literature. History of Science 35:113-114.
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    L. T. Pearcy (1991). Diagnosis as Narrative in Ancient Literature. American Journal of Philology 113 (4):595-616.
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  46. Lorrayne Y. Baird-Lange, Thomas A. Copeland & Hildegard Schnuttgen (1989). Women in History, Literature, and the Arts a Festschrift for Hildegard Schnuttgen in Honor of Her Thirty Years of Outstanding Service at Youngstown State University. Youngstown State University.
  47. Mahmud Baroud (2012). The Shipwrecked Sailor in Arabic and Western Literature: Ibn Ṭufayl and His Influence on European Writers. I.B. Tauris.
     
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  48. Nicholas Boyle, Martin Swales & J. P. Stern (1986). Realism in European Literature Essays in Honour of J.P. Stern. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
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  49. Susanna Morton Braund & Christopher Gill (1997). The Passions in Roman Thought and Literature. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
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    Frederick E. Brenk (1998). Relighting the Souls: Studies in Plutarch, in Greek Literature, Religion, and Philosophy, and in the New Testament Background. Franz Steiner Verlag.
    This collection contains many stimulating and important articles from the Plutarch renaissance, especially on the interaction between divine and human worlds, ...
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