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Theology and Literature in the Age of Johnson

Resisting Secularism

Εκδότης: University of Delaware Press
ISBN: 9781611494006
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 378
Διαστάσεις: 24x3x16
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2012

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Theology and Literature in the Age of Johnson"

Seventeen essays explore the complex relationships between literary intentions and theological concerns of authors writing in the second half of the eighteenth century. The diversity of literary forms and subjects, from Fielding and Richardson to Burke and Wollstonecraft, is matched by a diversity of theologies; to argue that the age "resisted secularism" is by no means to argue that that resistance was blindly doctrinal or rigidly uniform; the many ways secularism could be resisted is the subject of the collection

Κατηγορία: δοκίμια-μελέτες
ISBN: 9781611494006
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 14/06/2012
Εξώφυλλο: Hardback
Σελίδες: 378
Συντελεστές: Edited by: Melvyn New, Edited by: Gerard, S.J. Reedy
Τόπος έκδοσης: Cranbury
Χώρα έκδοσης: United States
Βάρος βιβλίου: 712 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 24x3x16 cm


Contents Melvyn New, Introduction 1. Donald R. Wehrs, Novelistic Redemption and the History of Grace: Practical Theology and Literary Form in Richardson's Pamela and Fielding's Joseph Andrews 2. John A. Dussinger, The Oxford Methodists (1733; 1738): The Purloined Letter of John Wesley at Samuel Richardson's Press 3. Regina Janes, Henry Fielding Straddles a Moving Theme 4. E. Derek Taylor, Samuel Richardson's Clarissa and the Problem of Heaven 5. Robert G. Walker, The Intellectual Background to Johnson's Life of Browne: A Study of Johnsonian Construction 6. Patrick Muller. "But philosophy can tell no more": Johnson's Christian Moralism and the Genre of Rasselas 7. Steven Scherwatzky, Johnson's Fallen World 8. Katherine Kickel, Aesthetics and Theology in Samuel Johnson's Life of Isaac Watts and Prayers and Meditations (1785) 9. Nicholas Seager, Providence, Futurity, and Typology in Oliver Goldsmith's The Vicar of Wakefield 10. Geoff Newton, Divine and Human Love: Letters between John Norris and Mary Astell, Laurence Sterne and Eliza Draper 11. Ryan J. Stark, Tristram Shandy and the Devil 12. Brett C. McInelly, Methodists on the Move in The Spiritual Quixote 13. Paul Tankard, "A very agreable way of thinking": Devotion and Doctrine in Boswell's Religion 14. Deborah Heller, Bluestockings and Religion 15. Frans De Bruyn, "Through a Glass Darkly": Edmund Burke, Political Theology, and Literary Allusion 16. Roger D. Lund, The Bible in the Dock: Thomas Erskine, Thomas Paine, and the Trial of The Age of Reason 17. Nathalie Zimpfer, The Novel as the Art of Secular Scripture: Mary Wollstonecraft's Feminist Gospel

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