Introduction to Religion in the English Novel

Author: Giffin, Michael
Year:1999
Pages:304
ISBN:0-7734-7941-4
978-0-7734-7941-8
Price:249.95
This is a work of literary criticism that stands within the discipline of Literature and Theology. It will stimulate debate about textuality and interpretation, and the debate about authorial presence-absence in any literary work.

Table of Contents

Table of contents:
Preface
A Great Tradition: the novel of postmetaphysical ideas
I. The Movement from Metaphysics to Psychology: The Nineteenth Century: Mansfield Park; Jane Eyre; Vanity Fair; Great Expectations; Middlemarch; Jude the Obscure
II. Psychology Takes the Linguistic Turn: The Early Twentieth Century: Heart of Darkness; The Rainbow; A Passage to India; The Years; Brighton Rock; The Living and the Dead
III. Language Returns Psychology to Metaphysics: The Late Twentieth Century: The Bell; The Solid Mandala; The Takeover; The Virgin in the Garden; Darkness Visible; Therapy
Firing the Canon
References; Bibliography; Index