Reading Emptiness: Buddhism and Literature

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Reading Emptiness connects ancient Buddhist attitudes and ideas with postmodern theory and aesthetics, concluding that the closest thing in Western culture to the Middle Way of Buddhism is not any sort of theory or philosophy, but the practice of literature. The book draws on scholarship and criticism in literary theory, philosophy, and science to speculate about the possible common ground between literary and Buddhist practices, aiming not so much to elucidate the ancient traditions of Buddhism as to seek ways in which ...

Reading Emptiness: Buddhism and Literature 1999, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791442616

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Reading Emptiness: Buddhism and Literature 1999, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791442623

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