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Literary Paths to Religious Understanding: Essays on Dryden, Pope, Keats, George Eliot, Joyce, T.S. Eliot, and E.B. White (Paperback)
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Literary Paths to Religious Understanding: Essays on Dryden, Pope, Keats, George Eliot, Joyce, T.S. Eliot, and E.B. White (Paperback)

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Paperback 170 Pages / Published: 13/01/2010
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This highly readable book represents a unique approach to the controverted matter of the relations of literature and religion, eschewing linear argument in favor of a nuanced essayistic manner that elucidates texts and issues of immediate and lasting concern.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781349383429
Number of pages: 170
Weight: 259 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 11 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2009


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"Atkins is a complete master of the literary works he discusses and the secondary criticism surrounding them. His citations from those works are succinct and just right; he is a brilliant reader and interpreter. His recovery of a religious Ezra Pound, for one, is ground breaking and controversial." - Will Willimon, Bishop, the United Methodist Church, Birmingham, Alabama and author of The Early Sermons of Karl Barth

"Literary Paths to Religious Understanding is a work that deals with important issues - important humanly and professionally. Its audience should be a wide one. Like Geoffrey Hartman towards the end of his career (with whom he has long acknowledged an affinity), Atkins seems to be stepping away from a narrowly scholarly path to explore issues that have stimulated him for some time, and that will also stimulate his readers." - Jan Gorak, Professor of English, University of Denver

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