The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature

The volume covers the entire span of Russian literature, from the Middle Ages to the post-Soviet period, and explores all the forms that have made it so famous: poetry, drama and, of course, the Russian novel.

Author: Neil Cornwell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134569076

Category: Literary Criticism

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The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature is an engaging and accessible guide to Russian writing of the past thousand years. The volume covers the entire span of Russian literature, from the Middle Ages to the post-Soviet period, and explores all the forms that have made it so famous: poetry, drama and, of course, the Russian novel. A particular emphasis is given to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, when Russian literature achieved world-wide recognition through the works of writers such as Pushkin, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Nabokov and Solzhenitsyn. Covering a range of subjects including women's writing, Russian literary theory, socialist realism and émigré writing, leading international scholars open up the wonderful diversity of Russian literature. With recommended lists of further reading and an excellent up-to-date general bibliography, The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature is the perfect guide for students and general readers alike.
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The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature

The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature is an engaging and accessible guide to Russian writing of the past thousand years. The volume covers the entire span of Russian literature, from the Middle Ages to the post-Soviet period, ...

Author: Neil Cornwell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134569069

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 282

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The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature is an engaging and accessible guide to Russian writing of the past thousand years. The volume covers the entire span of Russian literature, from the Middle Ages to the post-Soviet period, and explores all the forms that have made it so famous: poetry, drama and, of course, the Russian novel. A particular emphasis is given to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, when Russian literature achieved world-wide recognition through the works of writers such as Pushkin, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Nabokov and Solzhenitsyn. Covering a range of subjects including women's writing, Russian literary theory, socialist realism and émigré writing, leading international scholars open up the wonderful diversity of Russian literature. With recommended lists of further reading and an excellent up-to-date general bibliography, The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature is the perfect guide for students and general readers alike.
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The Routledge Companion to Children s Literature

Also available from Routledge The Routledge Companion to Critical Theory Edited by Simon Malpas and Paul Wake ... The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature Edited by Neil Cornwell 978–0–415–23366–8 The Routledge Companion to ...

Author: David Rudd

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134028252

Category: Education

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The Routledge Companion to Children’s Literature is a vibrant and authoritative exploration of children’s literature in all its manifestations. It features a series of essays written by expert contributors who provide an illuminating examination of why children’s literature is the way it is. Topics covered include: the history and development of children's literature various theoretical approaches used to explore the texts, including narratological methods questions of gender and sexuality along with issues of race and ethnicity realism and fantasy as two prevailing modes of story-telling picture books, comics and graphic novels as well as ‘young adult’ fiction and the ‘crossover’ novel media adaptations and neglected areas of children’s literature. The Routledge Companion to Children’s Literature contains suggestions for further reading throughout plus a helpful timeline and a substantial glossary of key terms and names, both established and more cutting-edge. This is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to an increasingly complex and popular discipline.
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The Cambridge Introduction to Russian Literature

A History of Seventeenth Century Russian Literature (Ann Arbor, MI: Ardis, 1980). Cornwell, Neil, ed., The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature (New York: Routledge, 2001). Fedotov, George P., The Russian Religious Mind, 2 vols.

Author: Caryl Emerson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139471686

Category: Literary Criticism

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Russian literature arrived late on the European scene. Within several generations, its great novelists had shocked - and then conquered - the world. In this introduction to the rich and vibrant Russian tradition, Caryl Emerson weaves a narrative of recurring themes and fascinations across several centuries. Beginning with traditional Russian narratives (saints' lives, folk tales, epic and rogue narratives), the book moves through literary history chronologically and thematically, juxtaposing literary texts from each major period. Detailed attention is given to canonical writers including Pushkin, Gogol, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Bulgakov and Solzhenitsyn, as well as to some current bestsellers from the post-Communist period. Fully accessible to students and readers with no knowledge of Russian, the volume includes a glossary and pronunciation guide of key Russian terms as well as a list of useful secondary works. The book will be of great interest to students of Russian as well as of comparative literature.
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The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth Century Russian Literature

'Russian Poetry Since 1945' in Routledge Companion to Russian Literature, ed. Neil Cornwell (London: Routledge, 2001), pp. 197–208. Songs to Seven Strings: Russian Guitar Poetry and Soviet 'Mass song' (Blooming- ton, ...

Author: Evgeny Dobrenko

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139828239

Category: Literary Criticism

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In Russian history, the twentieth century was an era of unprecedented, radical transformations - changes in social systems, political regimes, and economic structures. A number of distinctive literary schools emerged, each with their own voice, specific artistic character, and ideological background. As a single-volume compendium, the Companion provides a new perspective on Russian literary and cultural development, as it unifies both émigré literature and literature written in Russia. This volume concentrates on broad, complex, and diverse sources - from symbolism and revolutionary avant-garde writings to Stalinist, post-Stalinist, and post-Soviet prose, poetry, drama, and émigré literature, with forays into film, theatre, and literary policies, institutions and theories. The contributors present recent scholarship on historical and cultural contexts of twentieth-century literary development, and situate the most influential individual authors within these contexts, including Boris Pasternak, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Joseph Brodsky, Osip Mandelstam, Mikhail Bulgakov and Anna Akhmatova.
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The Image of Christ in Russian Literature

Barthes, Roland. Image, Music, Text. Translated by Stephen Heath. New York: Hill and Wang, 1978. Basker, Michael. “The Silver Age.” In The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature, edited by Neil Cornwell, 136–49.

Author: John Givens

Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press

ISBN: 9781501757792

Category: Religion

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Vladimir Nabokov complained about the number of Dostoevsky's characters "sinning their way to Jesus." In truth, Christ is an elusive figure not only in Dostoevsky's novels, but in Russian literature as a whole. The rise of the historical critical method of biblical criticism in the nineteenth century and the growth of secularism it stimulated made an earnest affirmation of Jesus in literature highly problematic. If they affirmed Jesus too directly, writers paradoxically risked diminishing him, either by deploying faith explanations that no longer persuade in an age of skepticism or by reducing Christ to a mere argument in an ideological dispute. The writers at the heart of this study understood that to reimage Christ for their age, they had to make him known through indirect, even negative ways, lest what they say about him be mistaken for cliche, doctrine, or naïve apologetics. The Christology of Dostoevsky, Leo Tolstoy, Mikhail Bulgakov, and Boris Pasternak is thus apophatic because they deploy negative formulations (saying what God is not) in their writings about Jesus. Professions of atheism in Dostoevsky and Tolstoy's non-divine Jesus are but separate negative paths toward truer discernment of Christ. This first study in English of the image of Christ in Russian literature highlights the importance of apophaticism as a theological practice and a literary method in understanding the Russian Christ. It also emphasizes the importance of skepticism in Russian literary attitudes toward Jesus on the part of writers whose private crucibles of doubt produced some of the most provocative and enduring images of Christ in world literature. This important study will appeal to scholars and students of Orthodox Christianity and Russian literature, as well as educated general readers interested in religion and nineteenth-century Russian novels.
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A History of Russian Literature

... “Experiment and Emigration: Russian Literature 1917–1953,” in The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature, ed. Neil Cornwell (London and New York: Routledge, 2002), 135–42. See Robert C. Williams, Culture in Exile: Russian Emigres ...

Author: Andrew Kahn

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192549532

Category: Literary Criticism

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Russia possesses one of the richest and most admired literatures of Europe, reaching back to the eleventh century. A History of Russian Literature provides a comprehensive account of Russian writing from its earliest origins in the monastic works of Kiev up to the present day, still rife with the creative experiments of post-Soviet literary life. The volume proceeds chronologically in five parts, extending from Kievan Rus' in the 11th century to the present day.The coverage strikes a balance between extensive overview and in-depth thematic focus. Parts are organized thematically in chapters, which a number of keywords that are important literary concepts that can serve as connecting motifs and 'case studies', in-depth discussions of writers, institutions, and texts that take the reader up close and. Visual material also underscores the interrelation of the word and image at a number of points, particularly significant in the medieval period and twentieth century. The History addresses major continuities and discontinuities in the history of Russian literature across all periods, and in particular bring out trans-historical features that contribute to the notion of a national literature. The volume's time-range has the merit of identifying from the early modern period a vital set of national stereotypes and popular folklore about boundaries, space, Holy Russia, and the charismatic king that offers culturally relevant material to later writers. This volume delivers a fresh view on a series of key questions about Russia's literary history, by providing new mappings of literary history and a narrative that pursues key concepts (rather more than individual authorial careers). This holistic narrative underscores the ways in which context and text are densely woven in Russian literature, and demonstrates that the most exciting way to understand the canon and the development of tradition is through a discussion of the interrelation of major and minor figures, historical events and literary politics, literary theory and literary innovation.
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Sleep and the Novel

The Superfluous Man in Russian Literature. In The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature, ed. Neil Cornwell, 111–122. London: Routledge. Chekhov, Anton. 2004. Anton Chekhov: A Life in Letters. Edited by Rosamund Bartlett and ...

Author: Michael Greaney

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319752532

Category: Literary Criticism

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Sleep and the Novel is a study of representations of the sleeping body in fiction from 1800 to the present day which traces the ways in which novelists have engaged with this universal, indispensable -- but seemingly nondescript -- region of human experience. Covering the narrativization of sleep in Austen, the politicization of sleep in Dickens, the queering of sleep in Goncharov, the aestheticization of sleep in Proust, and the medicalization of sleep in contemporary fiction, it examines the ways in which novelists envision the figure of the sleeper, the meanings they discover in human sleep, and the values they attach to it. It argues that literary fiction harbours, on its margins, a “sleeping partner”, one that we can nickname the Schlafroman or “sleep-novel”, whose quiet absorption in the wordlessness and passivity of human slumber subtly complicates the imperatives of self-awareness and purposive action that traditionally govern the novel.
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The Routledge Companion to Film History

The Routledge Companion to Children's Literature Edited by David Rudd 978–0–415–47271–5 The Routledge Companion to ... The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature Edited by Neil Cornwell 978–0–415–23366–8 The Routledge Companion to ...

Author: William Guynn

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136899393

Category: History

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The Routledge Companion to Film History is an indispensable guide for anyone studying film history for the first time. The approach taken presents a substantial and readable overview of the field and provides students with a tool of reference that will be valuable throughout their studies. The volume is divided into two parts. The first is a set of eleven essays that approaches film history around the following themes: History of the moving image Film as art and popular culture Production process Evolution of sound Alternative modes: experimental, documentary, animation Cultural difference Film’s relationship to history The second is a critical dictionary that explains concepts, summarizes debates in film studies, defines technical terms, describes major periods and movements, and discusses historical situations and the film industry. The volume as a whole is designed as an active system of cross-references: readers of the essays are referred to dictionary entries (and vice versa) and both provide short bibliographies that encourage readers to investigate topics.
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The Routledge Companion to Race and Ethnicity

The Routledge Companion to Film History Edited by William Guynn 9780–415–77657–8 The Routledge Companion to Children's ... The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature Edited by Neil Cornwell 9780–415–23366–8 The Routledge Companion to ...

Author: Charlton D. McIlwain

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136866463

Category: Social Science

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The Routledge Companion to Race and Ethnicity is a comprehensive guide to the increasingly relevant, broad and ever changing terrain of studies surrounding race and ethnicity. Comprising a series of essays and a critical dictionary of key names and terms written by respected scholars from a range of academic disciplines, this book provides a thought provoking introduction to the field, and covers: The history and relationship between "race" and ethnicity The impact of colonialism and post colonialism Emerging concepts of "whiteness" Changing political and social implications of race Race and ethnicity as components of identity The interrelatedness and intersectionality of race and ethnicity with gender and sexual orientation Globalization, media, popular culture and their links with race and ethnicity Fully cross referenced throughout, with suggestions for further reading and international examples, this book is indispensible reading for all those studying issues of race and ethnicity across the humanities and social and political sciences.
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A History of Russian Thought

The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature (New York: Routledge, 2001). Gillespie, Alyssa Dinega (ed.), Russian Literature in the Age of Realism (Dictionary of Literary Biography, vol. 277) (Detroit: Gale, 2003).

Author: William Leatherbarrow

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139487191

Category: Literary Criticism

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The history of ideas has played a central role in Russia's political and social history. Understanding its intellectual tradition and the way the intelligentsia have shaped the nation is crucial to understanding the Russia of today. This history examines important intellectual and cultural currents (the Enlightenment, nationalism, nihilism, and religious revival) and key themes (conceptions of the West and East, the common people, and attitudes to capitalism and natural science) in Russian intellectual history. Concentrating on the Golden Age of Russian thought in the mid-nineteenth century, the contributors also look back to its eighteenth-century origins in the flowering of culture following the reign of Peter the Great, and forward to the continuing vitality of Russia's classical intellectual tradition in the Soviet and post-Soviet eras. With brief biographical details of over fifty key thinkers and an extensive bibliography, this book provides a fresh, comprehensive overview of Russian intellectual history.
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The Routledge Companion to Fascism and the Far Right

Routledge Companions Routledge Companions are the perfect reference guides, providing everything the student or ... by Peter Coles Routledge Companion to Postmodernism Edited by Stuart Sim Routledge Companion to Russian Literature ...

Author: Peter Davies

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134609529

Category: History

Page: 448

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The Routledge Companion to Fascism and the Far Right is an engaging and accessible guide to the origins of fascism, the main facets of the ideology and the reality of fascist government around the world. In a clear and simple manner, this book illustrates the main features of the subject using chronologies, maps, glossaries and biographies of key individuals. As well as the key examples of Hitler's Germany and Mussolini's Italy, this book also draws on extreme right-wing movements in Latin America, Eastern Europe and the Far East. In a series of original essays, the authors explain the complex topics including: the roots of fascism fascist ideology fascism in government and opposition nation and race in fascism fascism and society fascism and economics fascism and diplomacy.
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Literature History and Identity in Post Soviet Russia 1991 2006

29 Russian literature remains to be written ( or several histories , since any claims to produce one definitive cultural ... The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature ( London and New York : 2001 ) , pp.234–50 ; Shneidman , Russian ...

Author: Rosalind J. Marsh

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 3039110691

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 594

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"The aim of this book is to explore some of the main pre-occupations of literature, culture and criticism dealing with historical themes in post-Soviet Russia, focusing mainly on literature in the years 1991 to 2006." --introd.
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The Routledge Companion to Literature and Science

Born in Chuvasia and encouraged to write in Russian by Pasternak, Ajgi (2004) became a recognized voice before his death in 2006. Zavyalov (2009) has explored his own Mordovian heritage in poems and essays in the past ten years.

Author: Bruce Clarke

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136950438

Category: Literary Criticism

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With forty-four newly commissioned articles from an international cast of leading scholars, The Routledge Companion to Literature and Science traces the network of connections among literature, science, technology, mathematics, and medicine. Divided into three main sections, this volume: links diverse literatures to scientific disciplines from Artificial Intelligence to Thermodynamics surveys current theoretical and disciplinary approaches from Animal Studies to Semiotics traces the history and culture of literature and science from Greece and Rome to Postmodernism. Ranging from classical origins and modern revolutions to current developments in cultural science studies and the posthumanities, this indispensible volume offers a comprehensive resource for undergraduates, postgraduates, and researchers. With authoritative, accessible, and succinct treatments of the sciences in their literary dimensions and cultural frameworks, here is the essential guide to this vibrant area of study.
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The Routledge Companion to Latino a Literature

traditional stereotypes and that the literature of the first half of the twentieth century represents the ... introduced by the author in accordance with new research materials and remarks made by American and Russian literary critics.

Author: Suzanne Bost

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780415666060

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 565

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Latino/a literature is one of the fastest developing fields in the discipline of literary studies. It represents an identity that is characterized by fluidity and diversity, often explored through divisions formed by language, race, gender, sexuality, and immigration. The Routledge Companion to Latino/a Literature presents over forty essays by leading and emerging international scholars of Latino/a literature and analyses: Regional, cultural and sexual identities in Latino/a literature Worldviews and traditions of Latino/a cultural creation Latino/a literature in different international contexts The impact of differing literary forms of Latino/a literature The politics of canon formation in Latino/a literature. This collection provides a map of the critical issues central to the discipline, as well as uncovering new perspectives and new directions for the development of the field. It is essential reading for anyone interested in the past, present and future of this literary culture.
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Information Resources in the Humanities and the Arts 6th Edition

The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature. Neil Cornwell. London: Routledge, 2001. Print and e-book. This handbook surveys Russian literature from its beginnings to the post-Soviet period. The period of the great Russian novel is ...

Author: Anna H. Perrault Ph.D.

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781610693271

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 461

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This familiar guide to information resources in the humanities and the arts, organized by subjects and emphasizing electronic resources, enables librarians, teachers, and students to quickly find the best resources for their diverse needs.
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Literature in Post Communist Russia and Eastern Europe

The Russian, Czech and Slovak Fiction of the Changes 1988-98 Rajendra Anand Chitnis. Kríž, J. (1993) Druhé mésto', Tvar, IV, ... The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature, London, New York: Routledge: 234–50. Lehár, J., Stich, A., ...

Author: Rajendra Anand Chitnis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134254071

Category: History

Page: 208

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This book considers Russian, Czech and Slovak fiction in the late communist and early post-communist periods. It focuses on the most innovative trend to emerge in this period, on those writers who, during and after the collapse of communism, characterised themselves as 'liberators' of literature. It shows how these writers in their fiction and critical work reacted against the politicisation of literature by Marxist-Leninist and dissident ideologues, rejecting the conventional perception of literature as moral teacher, and redefining the nature and purpose of writing. The book demonstrates how this quest, enacted in the works of these writers, served for many critics and readers as a metaphor for the wider disorientation and crisis precipitated by the collapse of communism.
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The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms

... Basics Hans Bertens 0–415–18664–1 Contemporary British Novelists Nick Rennison 0–415–21709–1 The Routledge Companion to Postmodernism (Second Edition) Edited by Stuart Sim 0–415–33359–8 The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature ...

Author: Peter Childs

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134234752

Category: Literary Criticism

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A twenty-first century version of Roger Fowler’s 1973 Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms, this latest edition of The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms is the most up-to-date guide to critical and theoretical concepts available to students of literature at all levels. With over forty newly commissioned entries, this essential reference book includes: an exhaustive range of entries, covering such topics as genre, form, cultural theory and literary technique new definitions of contemporary critical issues such as Cybercriticism and Globalization complete coverage of traditional and radical approaches to the study and production of literature thorough accounts of critical terminology and analyses of key academic debates full cross-referencing throughout and suggestions for further reading. Covering both long-established terminology as well as the specialist vocabulary of modern theoretical schools, The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms is an indispensable guide to the principal terms and concepts encountered in debates over literary studies in the twenty-first century.
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The Cambridge History of Russia Volume 2 Imperial Russia 1689 1917

The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature ( London and New York : Routledge , 2000 ) , pp . 25-35 . In Russian , some of the best literary scholarship has appeared in XVIII vek : sbornik ( Leningrad / St Peterburg : Nauka ) ...

Author: Research Professor Dominic Lieven

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521815290

Category: History

Page: 794

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A definitive new history of Russia from early Rus' to the collapse of the Soviet Union
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The Routledge Companion to Literature and Religion

works¦perhaps even in the entire Russian literary canon¦makes the scene a natural case for studies that probe the status of the biblical word in his fiction.4 In this chapter, I propose to reread this familiar scene as the site of ...

Author: Mark Knight

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135051099

Category: Literary Criticism

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This unique and comprehensive volume looks at the study of literature and religion from a contemporary critical perspective. Including discussion of global literature and world religions, this Companion looks at: Key moments in the story of religion and literary studies from Matthew Arnold through to the impact of 9/11 A variety of theoretical approaches to the study of religion and literature Different ways that religion and literature are connected from overtly religious writing, to subtle religious readings Analysis of key sacred texts and the way they have been studied, re-written, and questioned by literature Political implications of work on religion and literature Thoroughly introduced and contextualised, this volume is an engaging introduction to this huge and complex field.
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