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The Absence of God in Modernist Literature

by Gregory Erickson

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • 19th Century Literature - History And Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Christianity - Literature & the Arts,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Theory,
  • General,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • God in literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literature, Modern

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8400961M
    ISBN 101403977585
    ISBN 109781403977588

    Finding God In LITERATURE. T. S. Eliot and Julian of Norwich. By Sandra Glahn, adjunct professor, Christian education and pastoral ministries, Dallas Theological Seminary. From "A Faith and Culture Devotional," by Lael Arrington and Kelly Kullberg (Zondervan.) Excerpt from “Little Gidding” by T. S. Eliot.   T S Eliot and Bergsonism. Of all the writers of the modernist generation, it was perhaps T S Eliot who read most deeply in Bergsonian philosophy, attending Bergson’s lectures in Paris in –11 and then returning to Harvard to undertake a PhD in philosophy that grappled with Bergson’s ideas. His early poetry shares Woolf’s later concern with Bergsonian ‘pure .

    Modernist literature is the literary form of modernism. It does not mean "modern" in the sense of recent in time. Literary modernism has its origins in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in Europe and North America. Modernism is characterized by a break with traditional styles of poetry and verse. Modernists experimented with. Literary Modernism. His book, Ulysses, is really We have the same thing going on in Modernist Literature. It doesn't always make sense. In .

    Literary modernism has its origins in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in Europe and North Sudamerica. Modernism is characterized by a self-conscious break with traditional styles of poetry and verse. Modernists experimented with literary form and expression, adhering to Ezra Pound's maxim to "Make it new". The modernist literary movement was driven by a conscious . Modernist writers and artists not only congregated in major cities like Paris, London, St. Petersburg, Chicago, and New York, but also frequently focused their work on these places. Think about Joyce's Ulysses, which juxtaposes figures and fables of classical mythology to the mundane world of Dublin and the people who inhabited it.


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The Absence of God in Modernist Literature book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book combines literary criticism, po 4/5. Get this from a library. The absence of God in modernist literature.

[Gregory Erickson] -- "This book combines literary criticism, postmodern theology, philosophy, and musicology in a rethinking of the relationship of modernist literature and religion.

Erickson argues that theological. Uses recent thought in continental philosophy and postmodern theology to interpret hidden and contradictory 'god-ideas' in texts of modernism such as Henry James's The Golden Bowl, Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time, James Joyce's Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man, Brand: Palgrave Macmillan US.

Uses recent thought in continental philosophy and postmodern theology to interpret hidden and contradictory 'god-ideas' in texts of modernism such as Henry James's The Golden Bowl, Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time, James Joyce's Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man, and Arnold Schoenberg's opera Moses und Aron.

This book combines literary criticism, postmodern theology, philosophy, and musicology in a rethinking of the relationship of modernist literature and religion.

Erickson argues that theological modes of thinking are ingrained in the very roots of our metaphysical assumptions, and are impossible to escape, even and especially in the skeptical and. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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The Hardcover of the The Absence of God in Modernist Literature by G. Erickson at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : G. Erickson. Literary modernism, or modernist literature, has its origins in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in Europe and North America, and is characterized by a self-conscious break with traditional ways of writing, in both poetry and prose ists experimented with literary form and expression, as exemplified by Ezra Pound's maxim to "Make it new."Cultural origins: Industrial Revolution.

In much modernist literature, as Miller described it, God, who was “once the creative sun, the power establishing the horizon where heaven and earth come together, becomes an object of thought like any other. When man drinks up the sea he also drinks up God, the creator of Author: Gregory Erickson.

The 10 Best Modernist Books (in English) Frost is also the author of the brilliant new book, The Problem with Pleasure: fun!—to be had in seeing literature do something it never had before.

He is the author of The Absence of God in Modernist Literature (Palgrave Macmillan, ) and the coauthor, with Richard Santana, of Religion and Popular Culture: Rescripting the Sacred (McFarland, ). Modernist literature was a predominantly English genre of fiction writing, popular from roughly the s into the s.

Modernist literature came into. Mendes-Flohr explained this theme: “the absence of God, and that absence is felt, and the void is experienced.

This causes him great pain and bewilderment, and deep concern. Scholem was engaged in a mysticism that claims that when God created the world he created a void, a void in Himself and in the cosmos, in order to partake in creation.

The Modernist God State seeks to overturn the traditional secularization approach to intellectual and political history and to replace it with a fuller understanding of the religious basis of modernist political movements.

Lackey demonstrates that Christianity, instead of fading after the Enlightenment, actually increased its power by becoming embedded within the concept of.

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Modernism After the Death of God explores the work of seven influential modernists. Friedrich Nietzsche, James Joyce, D. Lawrence, André Gide, and Martin Heidegger criticized the destructive impact that they believed Christian sexual morality had had or threatened to have on their love life.

Of course all of these stylistic qualities make modernist literature notoriously difficult. Spend an hour reading Absalom, Absalom. and you'll see what we mean. But before you go thinking that literary Modernism was all style and no substance, we should tell you that it.

The use of myth in Modernist literature is a misleadingly familiar theme. Joyce's appropriation of Homer's Odyssey and Eliot's of Frazer's Golden Bough are, like Lawrence's primitivism or Yeats's nationalist folklore, attempts to discover an underlying Cited by:   The Sun Also Rises has no God to speak of—at least not an active, immanent, or apparent one—nor any other authority placed above man except that which derives from man.

Yet it is precisely an absence of God that haunts the novel, creating a modernist apologetic of misplaced desire for greater life : Corey Latta. Modernist literature has attempted to move from the bonds of realist literature and introduce concepts as disjointed timelines. Modernist literature is defined by its move away from Romanticism, venturing into subject matter that is traditionally mundane--a prime example being "The Love Song of J.

Alfred Prufrock" by T.S. Eliot. This novel is the story of Janie Crawford's search for love, told, as noted earlier, in the form of a frame. In the first few pages, Janie returns to her hometown of Eatonville, Florida, after nearly two years absence.

Her neighbors are curious to know where she has been and what has happened to her. They wonder why she is returning in dirty.Fictions of Absence: Feminism, Modernism, Virginia Woolf I never meant to preach and agree that like God, one shouldn't.

-VIRGINIA WooLF, Letter to Clive Bell Nothing seemed to have merged. They all sat separate. And the whole of the effort of merging and flowing and creating rested on her.

-VIRGINIA WOOLF, To the Lighthouse.Baker, Houston. Blues Ideology and Afro-American Literature: A Vernacular Theory. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Brigham, Cathy. “The Talking Frame of Zora Neale Hurston’s Talking Book: Storytelling as Dialectic in Their Eyes Were Watching God.

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