Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Close

  • Grows vegetables
  • Fills classrooms
  • Drills wells
  • Empowers women
  • Fights poverty

Listening On All Sides: Toward an Emersonian Ethics of Reading

£22.99

Product description

In Listening on All Sides, Richard Deming finds an intersection of literature and philosophy in the poetics of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Herman Melville, Nathanial Hawthorne, Wallace Stevens, and William Carlos Williams that offers aesthetic models for the construction of community. Building on the work of Stanley Cavell, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and J. L. Austin, Deming challenges current trends in American literary studies and advances the newly developing field of ordinary language criticism. Continental literary theory and Anglo-American philosophy work together in this book to uncover the role literary texts play in the way that language use creates and defines culture.

With dust jacket, bumps to corners, otherwise a clean, tight copy.

Item details

Author(s):
Richard Deming
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23.5x16cm
Edition:
2007 Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0804757380
ISBN-13:
9780804757386
Number of pages:
182
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Title:
Listening On All Sides: Toward an Emersonian Ethics of Reading

Standard UK Delivery (£3.95 per order)

Delivery FAQs

Free returns

within 21 days.
Returns policy

About this item

In Listening on All Sides, Richard Deming finds an intersection of literature and philosophy in the poetics of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Herman Melville, Nathanial Hawthorne, Wallace Stevens, and William Carlos Williams that offers aesthetic models for the construction of community. Building on the work of Stanley Cavell, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and J. L. Austin, Deming challenges current trends in American literary studies and advances the newly developing field of ordinary language criticism. Continental literary theory and Anglo-American philosophy work together in this book to uncover the role literary texts play in the way that language use creates and defines culture.

With dust jacket, bumps to corners, otherwise a clean, tight copy.

Author(s):
Richard Deming
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23.5x16cm
Edition:
2007 Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0804757380
ISBN-13:
9780804757386
Number of pages:
182
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Title:
Listening On All Sides: Toward an Emersonian Ethics of Reading

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free, no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 14 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 21 days


This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £6.50

Outside Europe: £11.50

Volunteer listed

Wonder how this unique item ended up online?

Most of the second-hand items you see online have been donated, by supporters like you, to our high street stores. Each item is then priced, photographed and listed on this site by our amazing team of volunteers from across the country.

After you have bought your item, our team of volunteers package and dispatch it from the Shop straight to you or your chosen recipient.

All profits from the sales of our goods go towards funding Oxfam's work around the world. We rely on your donations to sell online so please keep the cycle of goodness going!

To find out more about volunteering with Oxfam, please visit our how to volunteer page.

Oxfam Books and Music Birmingham

Welcome to your Oxfam Books and Music Shop in Kings Heath.

We offer books and music for almost everyone's interests - beautiful art books, throw-in-your-bag popular fiction, collectible Folio Society and modern firsts, creative cooking ideas, children's storybooks, pop and classical vinyl and CDs, antiquarian books and more!

Need a gift? Pick up a book for your favourite reader and pair it with an Oxfam greeting card and a yummy Divine chocolate bar.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and our blog.

You can also find us on abebooks

View Shop