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Ethical Encounters - a book by Korkka, Janne

Ethical Encounters

Spaces and Selves in the Writings of Rudy Wiebe

Ethical Encounters( )
Author: Korkka, Janne
Series title:Cross/Cultures Ser.
ISBN:978-90-420-3725-0
Publication Date:Jan 2013
Publisher:BRILL
Imprint:Brill / Rodopi
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $112.00
Book Description:

The problems of knowing and representing the other are acute every time we encounter a text as writers or readers. Ethical Encounters engages with the representation of encounters with alterity in the writings of the Canadian author Rudy Wiebe. Drawing on Emmanuel Levinas's philosophy on the ethics of encountering the other, the book argues that Wiebe's writings show that the self's knowledge offers an inadequate basis for ethically valid representations of those encounters. In...
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Pages:313
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Literary Criticism / Canadian
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):0.624 x 0.897 x 1.256 Inches
Book Weight:1.408 Pounds

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