ethics

“What Becomes of Us as We Read?”: Ashbery and Ethical Criticism

January 13, 2014
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What are some reasons why we read poetry? Why turn to a poem over a novel, a play, a philosophical treatise?

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Moby-Dick and metafiction ethics

November 30, 2010
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There should be a warning on the cover of Moby-Dick. Beware, it should say, reading this will require blood.

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