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Of Women Borne A Literary Ethics of Suffering

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ISBN-10: 0231173695

ISBN-13: 9780231173698

Edition: 2017

Authors: Cynthia R. Wallace

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The literature of Adrienne Rich, Toni Morrison, Ana Castillo, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie teaches a risky, self-giving way of reading (and being) that brings home the dangers and the possibilities of suffering as an ethical good. Working the thought of feminist theologians and philosophers into an analysis of these women's writings, Cynthia R. Wallace crafts a literary ethics attentive to the paradoxes of critique and re-vision, universality and particularity, and reads in suffering a redemptive or redeemable reality. Wallace's approach recognizes the generative interplay between ethical form and content in literature, which helps isolate more distinctly the gendered and religious echoes…    
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Book details

List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/10/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 5.91" wide x 8.98" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English