Literature and the Return to Ethics

Tim Woods, Andrew Hadfield, Dominic Rainsford

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The question of ethics has dominated recent developments within the humanities. This volume brings together the most recent theories of ethics and reading and applies them to a wide variety of literary texts. Ethical and literary issues explored by the contributors include biography, sensibility, national identity, feminism, postcolonialism, religion, subjectivity and stylistics. Literary authors and philosophers/theorists discussed range from Shakespeare and Mary Shelley to Michele Roberts and Salman Rushdie, and from Kant and Coleridge to Derrida and Levinas.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Ethics in Literature
EditorsAndrew Hadfield, Dominic Rainsford, Tim Woods
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9780333718865, 0333718860
Publication statusPublished - 08 Mar 1999


Dive into the research topics of 'Literature and the Return to Ethics'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this