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Through a Glass Darkly: Suffering, the Sacred, and the Sublime in Literature and Theory (Paperback)
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Through a Glass Darkly: Suffering, the Sacred, and the Sublime in Literature and Theory (Paperback)

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Paperback 480 Pages / Published: 19/01/2011
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Suffering, the sacred, and the sublime are concepts that often surface in humanities research in an attempt to come to terms with what is challenging, troubling or impossible to represent. These intersecting concepts are used to mediate the gap between the spoken and the unspeakable, between experience and language, between body and spirit, between the immanent and the transcendent, and between the human and the divine. The twenty-five essays in Through a Glass Darkly: Suffering, the Sacred, and the Sublime in Literature and Theory, written by international scholars working in the fields of literary criticism, philosophy, and history, address the ways in which literature and theory have engaged with these three concepts and related concerns. The contributors analyze literary and theoretical texts from the medieval period to the postmodern age, from the works of Chaucer, Shakespeare, Donne, and Herbert to those of Endo Shusaku, Alice Munro, Annie Dillard, Emmanuel Levinas, and Slavoj A"iA3/4ek. This book will be of particular interest to scholars of religion and literature, philosophy and literature, aesthetic theory, and trauma studies.

Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier University Press
ISBN: 9781554583058
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 624 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 30 mm

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