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Theology and literature in the age of Johnson : resisting secularism / edited by Melvyn New and Gerard Reedy.

Book Book (c2012.)
Description: xxi, 350 p. ; 24 cm.
Publisher: Newark : University of Delaware Press ; c2012.
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Merrimack College Tolle Lege (2nd) PR448.R45 T47 2012 (Text to Phone) Library Use Only -

  • ISBN: 9781611494006 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1611494001 (cloth : alk. paper)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Introduction / Melvyn New -- Novelistic redemption and the history of grace: practical theology and literary form in Richardson's Pamela and Fielding's Joseph Andrews / Donald R. Wehrs -- Oxford Methodists (1733; 1738): the purloined letter of John Wesley at Samuel Richardson's press / John A. Dussinger -- Henry Fielding straddles a moving theme / Regina Janes -- Samuel Richardson's Clarissa and the problem of heaven / E. Derek Taylor -- Intellectual background to Johnson's Life of Browne: a study of Johnsonian construction / Robert G. Walker -- "But philosophy can tell no more": Johnson's Christian moralism and the genre of Rasselas / Patrick Müller -- Johnson's fallen world / Steven Scherwatzky -- Aesthetics and theology in Samuel Johnson's Life of Isaac Watts and Prayers and meditations (1785) / Katherine Kickel -- Providence, futurity, and typology in Oliver Goldsmith's The vicar of Wakefield / Nicholas Seager -- Divine and human love: letters between John Norris and Mary Astell, Laurence Sterne and Eliza Draper / Geoff Newton -- Tristram Shandy and the devil / Ryan J. Stark -- Methodists on the move in The spiritual Quixote / Brett C. McInelly -- "A very agreable way of thinking": devotion and doctrine in Boswell's religion / Paul Tankard -- Bluestockings and religion / Deborah Heller -- "Through a glass darkly": Edmund Burke, political theology, and literary allusion / Frans De Bruyn -- Bible in the dock: Thomas Erskine, Thomas Paine, and the trial of The age of reason / Roger D. Lund -- Novel as the art of secular scripture: Mary Wollstonecraft's feminist gospel / Nathalie Zimpfer.
Authors: New, Melvyn. (Added Author). Reedy, Gerard. (Added Author).
Citation: New, Melvyn. "Theology and literature in the age of Johnson : resisting secularism." Newark : University of Delaware Press ; 2012.

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