Literary Paths to Religious Understanding

Literary Paths to Religious Understanding

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qAtkins is a complete master of the literary works he discusses and the secondary criticism surrounding them. His citations from those works are succinct and just right; he is a brilliant reader and interpreter. His recovery of a 'religious' Ezra Pound, for one, is ground breaking and controversial.q - Will Willimon, Bishop, the United Methodist Church, Birmingham, Alabama and author of The Early Sermons of Karl Barth qLiterary Paths to Religious Understanding is a work that deals with important issues - important humanly and professionally. Its audience should be a wide one. Like Geoffrey Hartman towards the end of his career (with whom he has long acknowledged an affinity), Atkins seems to be stepping away from a narrowly scholarly path to explore issues that have stimulated him for some time, and that will also stimulate his readers.q - Jan Gorak, Professor of English, University of Denver.Essays on Dryden, Pope, Keats, George Eliot, Joyce, T.S. Eliot, and E.B. White G. Douglas Atkins ... 1975), which includes the important essays by T.S. Eliot and J. Hillis Miller, among others, and Religion and Literature: A Reader, ed. Robertanbsp;...

Title:Literary Paths to Religious Understanding
Author:G. Douglas Atkins
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2009-12-08


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