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Published: 12 October 2017

360 Pages


ISBN: 9780190682156

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The Matter of High Words

Naturalism, Normativity, and the Postwar Sage

Robert Chodat

  • An unexplored literary lineage in the post-WWII period
  • A broadly Wittgensteinian and Pragmatist conception of literature
  • An engagement with the kinds of natural and social sciences (Darwinian theory, cognitive science, etc.) that are nowadays believed to have an important bearing on literary studies