The Particular Pleasures of Literature

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At 3 Quarks Daily, Akeel Bilgrami’s essay on the pleasures of literature:To understand what is special about literature is not to delegate the emotions to literature while retaining thought for philosophy and science. The idea is to find in the distinctly expressive function of literature, a refusal of that tired dualism.” (via Book Bench)

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