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J.M. Coetzee and the ethics of power : unsettling complicity, complacency, and confession / by Emanuela Tegla.

Author/Creator:
Tegla, Emanuela, author.
Publication:
Leiden ; Boston : Brill Rodopi, [2015]
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 275 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
Cross/cultures; 185.
Cross/cultures
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Subjects:
Coetzee, J. M., 1940 -- -Criticism and interpretation.
Social ethics in literature.
Power (Philosophy) in literature.
Apartheid in literature.
Summary:
The present study looks closely into the unsettling effects Coetzee's novels have on the reader and explores the interconnectedness between stylistic choices and moral insights. Its overall aim is to disclose the effectiveness of Coetzee's narrative strategies to prompt the reader to engage in self-questioning and radical revisions of personal and social moral assumptions.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-263) and index.
ISBN:
9789004308435
9004308431
9789004308442
900430844X
OCLC:
925390943