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The Resource Ethical encounters : spaces and selves in the writings of Rudy Wiebe, Janne Korkka, (electronic resource)

Ethical encounters : spaces and selves in the writings of Rudy Wiebe, Janne Korkka, (electronic resource)

Label
Ethical encounters : spaces and selves in the writings of Rudy Wiebe
Title
Ethical encounters
Title remainder
spaces and selves in the writings of Rudy Wiebe
Statement of responsibility
Janne Korkka
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The problems of knowing and representing the other are acute every time we encounter a text as writers or readers. Ethical Encounters engages with the representation of encounters with alterity in the writings of the Canadian author Rudy Wiebe. Drawing on Emmanuel Levinas's philosophy on the ethics of encountering the other, the book argues that Wiebe's writings show that the self's knowledge offers an inadequate basis for ethically valid representations of those encounters. In the search for ethical ways of engaging with alterity, Wiebe's writings offer new ways of employing silence and the p
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Korkka, Janne
Dewey number
813.54
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cross/cultures
Series volume
166
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wiebe, Rudy
  • Wiebe, Rudy
  • Self in literature
  • Other (Philosophy) in literature
Label
Ethical encounters : spaces and selves in the writings of Rudy Wiebe, Janne Korkka, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-297) and index
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction:The Ethics of Knowing; 2 Encountering Mennonite Alterity in Wiebe's Writing; 3 Representing the First Nations:Encounters with Totality of Knowledge; 4 People and Prairie Space:Knowledge of the Self and Knowledge of Space; 5 Alterity of Space:Where is the North?; 6 The Dissolution of the Self's Knowledge: 'Being in the North'; 7 Conclusion:Space and the Limits of the Self's Knowledge; Works Cited; Index
Control code
ocn865493922
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 313 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789401209793
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865493922
Label
Ethical encounters : spaces and selves in the writings of Rudy Wiebe, Janne Korkka, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-297) and index
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction:The Ethics of Knowing; 2 Encountering Mennonite Alterity in Wiebe's Writing; 3 Representing the First Nations:Encounters with Totality of Knowledge; 4 People and Prairie Space:Knowledge of the Self and Knowledge of Space; 5 Alterity of Space:Where is the North?; 6 The Dissolution of the Self's Knowledge: 'Being in the North'; 7 Conclusion:Space and the Limits of the Self's Knowledge; Works Cited; Index
Control code
ocn865493922
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 313 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789401209793
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865493922

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