The Resource The language of ethics and community in Graham Greene's fiction, Paula Martín Salván

The language of ethics and community in Graham Greene's fiction, Paula Martín Salván

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The language of ethics and community in Graham Greene's fiction
Title
The language of ethics and community in Graham Greene's fiction
Statement of responsibility
Paula Martín Salván
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book maps out the lexico-conceptual articulation of Greene's narrative dramatization of ethical situations. This main aim issues from three working hypotheses: in the first place, a reduced set of terms such as peace, despair, pity or commitment have a striking lexical recurrence in Greene's texts. They are considered here as keywords that articulate his discourse at a conceptual level. In the second place, those keywords are invested with narrative potential. They have the capacity to generate narrative situations and developments. In the third place, they articulate a particular narrative pattern. Such lexico-conceptual articulation is shaped mainly as ethical conflict dramatized in narrative form. Drawing on contemporary theories of community and ethics developed by Jean-Luc Nancy, Maurice Blanchot, J. Hillis Miller or Derek Attridge, this book sets out to explore a recurrent narrative pattern in Greene's work, emerging from his personal use of the language of ethics and community"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martín Salván, Paula
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6013.R44
LC item number
Z6525 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Greene, Graham
  • Ethics in literature
  • Communities in literature
  • Greene, Graham
  • Greene, Graham
Label
The language of ethics and community in Graham Greene's fiction, Paula Martín Salván
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-166) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Occasions for Unselfing -- 1. Peace -- 2. Bargain -- 3. Despair -- 4. Pity and Compassion -- 5. Commitment -- 6. Caritas -- Conclusion: The Ethics of Reading (Graham Greene)
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 171 pages
Isbn
9781137540102
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015018337
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)909320958
  • (OCoLC)ocn909320958
Label
The language of ethics and community in Graham Greene's fiction, Paula Martín Salván
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-166) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Occasions for Unselfing -- 1. Peace -- 2. Bargain -- 3. Despair -- 4. Pity and Compassion -- 5. Commitment -- 6. Caritas -- Conclusion: The Ethics of Reading (Graham Greene)
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 171 pages
Isbn
9781137540102
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015018337
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)909320958
  • (OCoLC)ocn909320958

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