..."a cogent, careful, comprehensive, balanced and authoritative introduction to the philosophical discussion of literature."
-"Philosophy in Review
"A comprehensive introduction to the philosophy of literature, which summarizes arguments concisely and clearly."
-Dabney Townsend, Armstrong Atlantic State University
"This is an intelligent, scrupulously fairminded, closely argued treatment of central topics in the philosophy of literature."
-Peter Lemarque, University of Hull
About the Author
Christopher New was born in England and educated at Oxford and Princeton. He is the author of many books, among them "The China Coast Trilogy", (the New York Times Bestseller, "Shanghai", "The Chinese Box", "A Change of Flag"). These novels have been described as the definitive account of the British Presence in furthest Asia, and a literary feat of the highest quality, and have been widely translated. Formerly the head of the Philosophy Department at the University of Hong Kong, Christopher New is the author of "The Philosophy of Literature". He divides his time between Bankok and Berlin.