Catholic Figures, Queer Narratives / Edition 1
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Catholic Figures, Queer Narratives / Edition 1

by L. Gallagher, F. Roden, P. Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230008313

ISBN-13: 9780230008311

Pub. Date: 11/28/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

This study examines the relationship between Catholicism and homosexuality and between historical homophobia and contemporary struggles between the Church and the homosexual? Moving from the Gothic to the late Twentieth-century, from Europe to America, it interrogates what is queer about Catholicism and what is modern about homosexuality.

Overview

This study examines the relationship between Catholicism and homosexuality and between historical homophobia and contemporary struggles between the Church and the homosexual? Moving from the Gothic to the late Twentieth-century, from Europe to America, it interrogates what is queer about Catholicism and what is modern about homosexuality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230008311
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction: The Catholic Modernist Crisis, Queer Modern Catholicisms; F.S.Roden Queer Converts: Peculiar Pleasures and Subtle Antinomianism; T.L. Long The Horrors of Catholicism: Religion and Sexuality in Gothic Fiction; G.E.Haggerty Michael Field, John Gray, and Marc-Andre Raffalovich: Re-Inventing Romantic Friendship in Modernity; F.S.Roden Confessing Stephen: The Nostalgic Erotics of Catholicism in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man ; P.R.O'Malley 'Uncovenanted Joys': Catholicism, Sapphism, and Cambridge Ritualist Theory in Hope Mirrlees's Madelaine: One of Loves Jansenists ; R.Vanita The Feminist Priest and the Female Outsider: Catholicism and Sexuality in Willa Cather's Death Comes for the Archbishop ; S.Hill The Well of Loneliness and the Catholic Rhetoric of Sexual Dissidence; R.Dellamora 'The Women that God Forgot': Queerness, Camp, Lies and Catholicism in Djuna Barnes's Nightwood ; P.J.Smith 'A Twitch Upon the Thread': Revisiting Brideshead Revisited '; F.Coppa The Altar of the Soul: Sexuality and Spirituality in the Works of Julien Green; T.J.D.Armbrecht Notes Index

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