Exploring Catholic Literature: A Companion and Resource Guide / Edition 208

Exploring Catholic Literature: A Companion and Resource Guide / Edition 208

by Mary R. Reichardt
     
 

Designed for students of all ages, Exploring Catholic Literature: A Companion and Resource Guide provides an engaging and succinct introduction to twelve recognized masterpieces of Catholic literature, from Augustine's 4th century conversion narrative, The Confessions, to the recent poetry of Denise Levertov collected in The Stream and the Sapphire. Each

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Designed for students of all ages, Exploring Catholic Literature: A Companion and Resource Guide provides an engaging and succinct introduction to twelve recognized masterpieces of Catholic literature, from Augustine's 4th century conversion narrative, The Confessions, to the recent poetry of Denise Levertov collected in The Stream and the Sapphire. Each chapter contains a brief biography of the author, an extended critical essay highlighting the work's Catholic and literary aspects, suggestions for further reading and study, and questions for discussion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742531734
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/15/2003
Series:
Catholic Studies Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Augustine of Hippo, The Confessions of Saint Augustine11
Anonymous, The Cloud of Unknowing27
Julian of Norwich, Revelations of Divine Love43
Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy59
Gerard Manley Hopkins, Selected Poetry79
Sigrid Undset, Kristin Lavransdatter95
Graham Greene, The Power and the Glory113
Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited129
Flannery O'Connor, Everything That Rises Must Converge145
Annie Dillard, Holy the Firm163
Shusaku Endo, Deep River179
Denise Levertov, The Stream and the Sapphire195
App.: Additional Works of Catholic Literature211
About the Author213

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