The Wounded Animal: J. M. Coetzee and the Difficulty of Reality in Literature and Philosophy
In 1997, the Nobel Prize-winning novelist J. M. Coetzee, invited to Princeton University to lecture on the moral status of animals, read a work of fiction about an eminent novelist, Elizabeth Costello, invited to lecture on the moral status of animals at an American college. Coetzee's lectures were published in 1999 as The Lives of Animals, and reappeared in 2003 as part of his novel Elizabeth Costello; and both lectures and novel have attracted the critical attention of a number of influential philosophers--including Peter Singer, Cora Diamond, Stanley Cavell, and John McDowell.
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I was resistant to JM Coetzee. I read his Tanner Lectures on 'The Lives of Animals', delivered to an audience of philosophers at Princeton, which introduced me to Elizabeth Costello who is Coetzee's ... Read full review
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