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ISBN: 1845190262
Author: Dix,Jonathan Taylor
Language: English
Publisher: Sussex Academic Press (February 1, 2006)
Pages: 212
Category: History & Criticism
Subcategory: Literature
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Andrew Dix, Jonathan Taylor Jonathan Taylor is Lecturer in English at Loughborough.

Andrew Dix, Jonathan Taylor. A coda to the book, 'Between Heresy and Superstition’, takes as its motto Thomas Huxley’s observation in 1881 that 'It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions. Contributions offer readers a rare opportunity of witnessing an extended academic exchange - exploring the process by which former heresies may indeed risk ossification as new kinds of doctrinal conformity. Jonathan Taylor is Lecturer in English at Loughborough. He is the author of Mastery and Slavery in Victorian Writing, as well as of essays on Victorian literature. Contributors to Figures of Heresy explore the range, power, and implication of Christian and Jewish heresies in canonical Anglo-American writersâ?including Edgar Allan Poe, Thomas Hardy, Robert Louis Stevenson, T. S. Eliot, John Steinbeck, and Jim Craceâ?as well as in some less familiar texts: the Mormon scriptures of Joseph Smith and various Victorian rewritings of the Book of Esther. A polemical essay by Michelene Wandor reflects on conceptions of Jewishness, which she finds in need of heretical renewal.

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American literature is literature written or produced in the United States of America and its preceding colonies (for specific discussions of poetry and theater, see Poetry of the United States and Theater in the United States). Before the founding of the United States, the British colonies on the eastern coast of the present-day United States were heavily influenced by English literature. The American literary tradition thus began as part of the broader tradition of English literature.

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Home Browse Books Book details, English and American Philosophy since 1800: .English and American Philosophy since 1800: A Critical Survey. My real excuse however for writing a book in which criticism plays so large a part is that I wanted to do so. The particular philosophical standpoint which the following pages presuppose as a background, is one which, I am regretfully aware, many philosophers, perhaps most of them, will regard as lamentably crude and unadventurous.

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Figures of Heresy : Radical Theology in English and American Literature, 1800-2000.

"God is dead," Nietzsche famously declared in The Gay Science; but this book will investigate God's surprising persistence and resurrection in the works of even the most seemingly atheistic of writers, who continue to deploy Judaic and Christian narratives and tropes even as they radically rewrite them in the face of new cultural, political, and scientific imperatives. Contributors to Figures of Heresy explore the range, power, and implication of Christian and Jewish heresies in canonical Anglo-American writers-including Edgar Allan Poe, Thomas Hardy, Robert Louis Stevenson, T. S. Eliot, John Steinbeck, and Jim Crace-as well as in some less familiar texts: the Mormon scriptures of Joseph Smith and various Victorian rewritings of the Book of Esther. A polemical essay by Michelene Wandor reflects on conceptions of Jewishness, which she finds in need of heretical renewal. Valentine Cunningham's provocative introduction argues that the acts of literary writing and reading are necessarily heretical. A coda to the book, Between Heresy and Superstition, takes as its motto Thomas Huxley's observation in 1881 that "It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions." Contributions offer readers a rare opportunity of witnessing an extended academic exchange, exploring the process by which former heresies may indeed risk ossification as new kinds of doctrinal conformity. In debating the politics and theology of Bob Dylan's Christian Albums, Bryan Cheyette and Kevin Mills also raise important questions of orthodoxy and dissent in our critical practice. The revitalization of heresy in literary interpretations, as well as in our religious thinking, forms the guiding objective of this exciting critical book.

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