Transforming Holiness: Representations of Holiness in English and American Literary Texts - Groningen Studies in Cultural Change v.20 (Hardback)
  • Transforming Holiness: Representations of Holiness in English and American Literary Texts - Groningen Studies in Cultural Change v.20 (Hardback)
zoom

Transforming Holiness: Representations of Holiness in English and American Literary Texts - Groningen Studies in Cultural Change v.20 (Hardback)

(editor), (editor)
£32.50
Hardback 217 Pages / Published: 01/07/2006
  • Not available

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
This fascinating collection of essays addresses the question of how holiness has been represented in English and American literary texts from early saints' lives to the poetry of the mid-twentieth century. The interaction of spiritual ideals with the creative and often worldly imagination is examined in the work of writers as varied as George Herbert, Harriet Beecher Stowe and D.H. Lawrence. The range of genres discussed includes not only devotional poetry and apparently secular prose fiction, but also political ballads, personal conduct books and congregational psalms and hymns. Holiness is set in relation to vital issues such as creativity, gender, Romanticism, translation and visual culture. Together the essays reveal the full meaning of the title of the collection: that holiness, a transforming force, has transformed itself radically as a concept over the centuries, and undergoes dynamic transformation through its expression in literature.

Publisher: Peeters Publishers
ISBN: 9789042917552
Number of pages: 217
Weight: 853 g

You may also be interested in...

The Birth of Tragedy
Added to basket
Emily Dickinson
Added to basket
£3.99
Paperback
The Three Theban Plays
Added to basket
The Mighty Dead
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
On Writing
Added to basket
£10.99   £8.99
Paperback
The Histories
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Jane Austen
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Wide Sargasso Sea
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
A Moveable Feast
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.49
Paperback
The Seven Basic Plots
Added to basket
Rumi Poems
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Hamlet: The Oxford Shakespeare
Added to basket
Flatland
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
Macbeth
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Birthday Letters
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.