Sacred Realism: Religion and the Imagination in Modern Spanish Narrative

Sacred Realism: Religion and the Imagination in Modern Spanish Narrative

by Noël Valis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300152345

ISBN-13: 9780300152340

Pub. Date: 04/27/2010

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this thoughtful and compelling book, leading Spanish literature scholar Noël Valis re-examines the role of Catholicism in the modern Spanish novel. While other studies of fiction and faith have focused largely on religious themes, Sacred Realism views the religious impulse as a crisis of modernity: a fundamental catalyst in the creative and moral

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In this thoughtful and compelling book, leading Spanish literature scholar Noël Valis re-examines the role of Catholicism in the modern Spanish novel. While other studies of fiction and faith have focused largely on religious themes, Sacred Realism views the religious impulse as a crisis of modernity: a fundamental catalyst in the creative and moral development of Spanish narrative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300152340
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
04/27/2010
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

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