THE ROUTLEDGE COMPANION TO LITERATURE AND RELIGION

Mark Knight (University of Toronto, Canadá) – Editor

Abingdon, Reino Unido. ROUTLEDGE. ISBN: 9780415834056. 512 págs.  Mayo de 2016. Encuadernado.

PVP EUR 182,00 (4% IVA incluido)

Esta pequeña obra de referencia, en un único volumen, comprime en poco más de 500 páginas 38 ensayos originales con un estudio de la relación entre la literatura y la religicón, desde una perspectiva contemporánea, incluyendo una discusión sobre la literatura global y las religiones del mundo.

Trata momentos clave de la historia, desde Matthew Arnold hasta el 11 de septiembre, diferentes formas en las que la literatura y la religión se han conectado, a través de los escritos propios de las religiones o a través de obras diferentes, así como las repercusiones sociopolíticas de varios casos.

 

 

Extracto del índice:

Introduction Religion, Literature, and the Art of Conversation

Mark Knight

Part I THE MODERN STORY OF LITERATURE AND RELIGION

1 The Inward Turn: The Role of Matthew Arnold,

Joshua King

2 Religion and the Rise of English Studies

Dayton Haskin

3 Modernism and Religion

Anthony Domestico

4 The Influence and Limits of the Inklings

Trevor Hart

5 Modern Debates: Christianity and Literature, Literature and Theology and Religion and Literature

Matthias Bauer and Angelika Zirker

6 9/11 and its Literary-Religious Aftermaths

Mark Eaton

7 The Return to Religion: Secularization and its Discontents

Devorah Baum

Part II THEORY

8 Postsecular Studies

Lori Branch

9 The Importance of Philosophical Hermeneutics for Literature and Religion

Jens Zimmermann

10 Reception

Duc Dau

11 Political Theology

Jared Hickman

12 Phenomenology

Kevin Hart

13 Paul Among the Theorists: A Genealogy of the New Universalism

William Franke

14 The Aesthetics of Simplicity

Jo Carruthers

Part III FORM AND GENRE

15 Theological Writing: How to Write a Theological Sentence

Stanley Hauerwas

16 Rue Saint-Augustin: The Remembering of God

John Schad

17 Epic

Peter S. Hawkins

18 Religion and Literary Tragedy: King Lear and the Problem of Evil,

Ben Saunders

19 Wes Anderson’s Messianic Elegies

Emma Mason

20 Comedy, Levity and Laughter: Parables of Agape

Gavin Hopps

21 Gothic Fiction and “belief in every kind of prodigy”

Deidre Shauna Lynch

22 The Bible and the Realist Novel

Jan-Melissa Schramm

Part IV THE LITERARY AFTERLIVES OF SACRED TEXTS AND TRADITIONS

23 Hosting the Divine Logos: Radical Hospitality and Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment

Valentina Izmirlieva

24 “Found in Every Room”: Victorian Devotional Literature

Krista Lysack

25 The Bhagavad Gītā in American Transcendentalism

Alan Hodder

26 The “Problem” of Buddhism for Western Literature: Edwin Arnold to Jack Kerouac

James Najarian

27 Midrash in Twentieth Century Jewish American Literature

Lesleigh Cushing Stahlberg

28 The Challenges of Re-writing Sacred Texts: The Case of Twenty-First Century Gospel Narratives

Andrew Tate

29 The Authority of Sacred Texts in Science Fiction

James H. Thrall

30 Apocalyptic Narration: The Qur’an in Contemporary Arabic Fiction

Ziad Elmarsafy

Part V THE POLITICS OF LITERATURE AND RELIGION

31 Judaism and National Identity in Medieval England

Samantha Zacher

32 Hospitality as a Virtue in The Winter’s Tale

John D. Cox

33 “Oh, let that last will stand!”: Reading Religion in Donne’s Holy Sonnets

Susannah Brietz Monta

34 The Life of a Christian Saint: The Biography of Fannie McCray, Born and Raised A Slave

Yolanda Pierce

35 Religious Pluralism and the Beats

Luke Ferretter

36 From Roshi to Rashi: Leonard Cohen’s Interfaith Dialogue

Peter Jaeger

37 Reconciliation in South Africa: World Literature, Global Christianity, Global Capital

Colin Jager

38 Imagining Islamism: Representations of Fundamentalism in the Twenty-First Century Arabic Novel

Arthur Bradley & Abir Hamdar

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