Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 June 2016

396 Pages


ISBN: 9780198776895

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Language, Truth, and Literature

A Defence of Literary Humanism

Richard Gaskin

  • A powerfully argued challenge to deconstruction and poststructuralism
  • Explores a wide range of literature, from Horace to Keats, Shakespeare to Larkin
  • Integrates philosophical approaches to literature with literary criticism
  • Rigorous, eloquent, and incisive—a highly ambitious work