Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2014

256 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9781781380307

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Borrowed Forms

The Music and Ethics of Transnational Fiction

First Edition

Author Kathryn Lachman

Liverpool University Press

  • Highlights the influence of music on the contemporary novel
  • Calls attention to the ethical and political dimensions of aesthetic forms
  • Reads major novels from across the Francophone and Anglophone worlds, bridging the gap between postcolonial and Francophone studies
  • Evaluates the relationship between music and ethics in the work of major literary critics from Mikhail Bakhtin to Edward Said