American Catholic Arts and Fictions: Culture, Ideology, Aesthetics

American Catholic Arts and Fictions: Culture, Ideology, Aesthetics

by Paul Giles
     
 

Examines how secular transformations of religious ideas have helped to shape the style and substance of works by American writers, filmmakers and artists from Catholic backgrounds.See more details below

Overview

Examines how secular transformations of religious ideas have helped to shape the style and substance of works by American writers, filmmakers and artists from Catholic backgrounds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521417778
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/26/1992
Series:
Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture Series, #58
Pages:
547
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. Old Icons in a New Land: Part II. The Ironies of Modernism: Part III. Poetry of Confession and Apostasy: Part IV. Iconography and the Cinema of Catholicism: Part V. Postmodernism and the Novel of Displacement: Part VI. Legalism and the Fictions of Society.

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