By Timothy O'Leary
For Foucault, an ‘experience publication’ is a ebook which transforms our event through performing on us in an immediate and unsettling method. Timothy O’Leary develops and applies this idea to literary texts. ranging from the idea that works of literature are in a position to having a profound impact on their audiences, he indicates a fashion of realizing how those results are produced. supplying prolonged analyses of Irish writers corresponding to fast, Joyce, Beckett, Friel and Heaney, O’Leary attracts on Foucault’s thought of expertise in addition to the paintings of Dewey, Gadamer, and Deleuze and Guattari. Combining those assets, he proposes a brand new method of the ethics of literature. Of curiosity to readers in either philosophy and literary experiences, this booklet deals new insights into Foucault’s mature philosophy and a better figuring out of what it's to learn and be stricken by a piece of fiction.
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Foucault and Fiction: The Experience Book (Continuum Literary Studies) by Timothy O'Leary