British Journal of Aesthetics 59 (3):323-338 (2019)

James Mahon
Lehman College (CUNY)
In this article, I shall argue that being a lie disqualifies something from being a literary work. If something is a lie then it is not a literary work of any kind, and if something is a literary work of any kind then it is not a lie. Being a literary work, and being a lie, are mutually exclusive categories.
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