Subject: Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory

Subject: Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory

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Pseudonyms of Christ in the Modern Novel

|9780822983804|Motifs and Methods|A stimilating description and interpretation of the recurrence of the Christ archetype in the modern novel. Moseley discusses novelists from Conrad and Turgenev to Camus and Hemingway.| Edwin M. Moseley|| Literary Criticism / General Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory Religion / Christianity / General

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The Hole in the Fabric

|9780822984597|Science, Contemporary Literature, and Henry James|In this imaginative and provocative book, Purdy draws upon the work of a such writers as Kurt Vonnegut, Vladimir Nabokov, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Günter Grass, Samuel Becket, and Eugene Ionesco to suggest ways in which novelists explore the unknown. His ingenious consideration of Henry James in conjunction with these novelists, as well as with science fiction and detective fiction writers and with mid-century scientific discoveries and advances—black holes, hydrogen bombs, space travel—offers rich, new insights into JamesÆs work and into the twentieth-century view of humanityÆs place in the world.| Strother B. Purdy|| Literary Criticism / General…

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After Innocence

|9780822984870|Visions of the Fall in Modern Literature|The fear of falling, the awareness of lost innocence, lost illusions, lost hopes and intentions, of civilization in decline—these are the themes which link literature to theology, both concerned with the shape of human destiny. Otten discusses the continuing viability of the myth of the Fall in literature. He relates a wide variety of romantic and modern works to fundamental issues in modern Christianity.| Terry Otten|| Literary Criticism / General Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory Religion / Philosophy

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