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The broken estate : essays on literature and belief / James Wood.

Wood, James 1965- (Author).
Book Book (c1999.)
Description: xvi, 270 p. ; 25 cm.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c1999.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction PN 3351 .W66 1999 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0375502173
  • Edition: 1st ed.
General Note: Includes index.
Contents: Sir Thomas More: a man for one season -- Jane Austen's heroic consciousness -- The all and the if: God and metaphor in Melville -- Half against Flaubert -- Gogol's realism -- What Chekhov meant by life -- Knut Hamsun's Christian perversions -- Virginia Woolf's mysticism -- Thomas Mann the master of the not quite -- D.H. Lawrence's occultism -- T.S. Eliot's Christian anti-Semitism -- George Steiner's unreal presence -- Isis Murdoch's philosophy of fiction -- Thomas Pynchon and the problem of allegory -- Against paranoia: the case of Don DeLillo -- John Updike's complacent God -- The monk of fornication: Philip Roth's nihilism -- Toni Morrison's false magic -- Julian Barnes and the problem of knowing too much -- W.G. Sebald's uncertainty -- The broken estate: the legacy of Ernest Renan and Matthew Arnold.
Citation: Wood, James. "The broken estate : essays on literature and belief." New York : Random House, 1999.
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