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Title Fictions of dignity [electronic resource] : embodying human rights in world literature / Elizabeth S. Anker.
Publication Info. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012.

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Description ix, 262 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : constructs by which we live -- Bodily integrity and its exclusions -- Embodying human rights : toward a phenomenology of social justice -- Constituting the liberal subject of rights : Salman Rushdie's Midnight's children -- Women's rights and the lure of self-determination in Nawal el Saadawi's Woman at point zero -- J.M. Coetzee's Disgrace : the rights of desire and the embodied lives of animals -- Arundhati Roy's "return to the things themselves" : phenomenology and the challenge of justice -- Coda : small places, close to home.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Human rights in literature.
Social justice in literature.
Postcolonialism in literature.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780801451362 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780801465635 (e-book)
OCLC # EBC3138402
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