Introduction to Religion in the English Novel

Introduction to Religion in the English Novel

By: Michael Giffin (author)Hardback

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This is a work of literary criticism that stands within the discipline of literature and theology. It should stimulate debate about textuality and interpretation, and the debate about authorial presence-absence in any literary work.

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A great tradition - the novel of postmetaphysical ideas. Part 1 The movement from metaphysics to psychology - the 19th century: Mansfield Park; Jane Eyre; Vanity Fair; Great Expectations; Middlemarch; Jude the Obscure. Part 2 Psychology takes the linguistic turn - the early 20th century: Heart of Darkness; The Rainbow; A Passage to India; The Years; Brighton Rock; The living and the Dead. Part 3 Language returns psychology to metaphysics - the late 20th century: The Bell; The Solid Mandala; The Takeover; The Virgin in the Garden; Darkness Visible; Therapy; Firing the Canon.

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  • publication date: 31/03/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780773479418
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9780773479418
  • ISBN10: 0773479414

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