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Published: 01 October 2009

288 Pages

8.5 x 5.5 inches

ISBN: 9780719074875


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Ignorance

Literature and Agnoiology

Andrew Bennett

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Offers a new theory and new ways of thinking about literature, with insights into literary theory
  • Offers an important rethinking of Romanticism and its influence on literary studies, from the Nineteenth Century to the present
  • Includes compelling new readings of a range of Nineteenth andTtwentieth Century authors, including Wordsworth, Keats, Dickens, George Eliot, Conrad, Henry James, Elizabeth Bowen, Philip Roth and Seamus Heaney
  • Presents a new way of thinking about the relationship between literature and philosophy
  • Agnoiology, for those not in the know is 'the doctrine concerning those things of which we are necessarily ignorant', otherwise known as the study of human stupidity.
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