Literature, Ethics, and Aesthetics - Sabrina Achilles - Palgrave Macmillan, Uk, March 2012

A conceptualization of the literary aestheticfor a concern for the Self.Bringing Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's constructivist thinking into a practical domain, Sabrina Achilles rethinks the ways in which literature is understood and taught.

Table of Contents:
The Literary Function 
Being Constructivist 
Rethinking the Performative in Pragmatics 
The Literary Function and the Cartographic Turn: Performative Philosophy 
The Literary Function and Society, I: Affirmation of Immanent Aesthetics 
The Literary Function and Society, II: Community and Subjectification 
The Reader and The Event of Fiction 
Degrees of Freedom

Sabrina Achilles is lecturer of English at the University of Western Sydney, Australia

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