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Romanticism, Pragmatism and Deconstruction Kathleen M. Wheeler

Romanticism, Pragmatism and Deconstruction

Kathleen M. Wheeler

Published December 1st 1993
ISBN : 9780631189640
Paperback
324 pages
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This book is an examination of three major literary, critical and philosophical movements in European and Anglo-American literature. It aims to show their differences (often pointed out) and their similarities (never yet demonstrated) and to makeMoreThis book is an examination of three major literary, critical and philosophical movements in European and Anglo-American literature. It aims to show their differences (often pointed out) and their similarities (never yet demonstrated) and to make accessible recent post-structuralist theory. In particular, it offers an introductory exposition of American pragmatism whose insights into language and philosophy are discussed in relation both to Coleridge and to Derrida, while Derridas writings are related both to romanticism and pragmatism.