The Pen and the Cross: Catholicism and English Literature 1850 - 2000

The Pen and the Cross: Catholicism and English Literature 1850 - 2000

by Richard Griffiths

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ISBN-13: 9781441177650
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 02/09/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Richard Griffiths was Chair of French at University College Cardiff and at King's College, University of London, UK.

Table of Contents

Preface\Section One: Introductory - 1. Clearing the Decks: An approach to English 'Catholic' literature\2. The Background to the Catholic Revival: Catholicism and British Society in the 19th and early 20th centuries\Section Two: The Beginnings - 3. The preparatory ground, 1840-1890\4. A solitary genius: Gerard Manley Hopkins\5. The Generation of the Nineties\Section Three: The Catholic Novel before Greene and Waugh (1899-1938) - 6. The novel of contemporary life\7. Four popular narrative genres\8. Techniques and themes in the novel\Section Four: Some Religious and Political Attitudes in the period up to 1940 - 9. Authority, and Heresy\10. Political Catholicism\Section Five: Three Literary Giants - 11. Graham Greene\12. Evelyn Waugh.\13. David Jones\Section Six: Catholic Writers of the late Twentieth Century - 14. Poets\15. Novelists\Conclusion\Bibliography

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