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The influence of mysticism on 20th century British and American literature

David Garrett Izzo

The influence of mysticism on 20th century British and American literature

by David Garrett Izzo

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Mysticism and literature -- Great Britain,
  • Mysticism and literature -- United States,
  • Mysticism in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesInfluence of mysticism on twentieth century British and American literature
    StatementDavid Garrett Izzo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR478.M94 I99 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23186292M
    ISBN 109780786441068
    LC Control Number2009009753

    Not without reason has the twentieth century been called The Revolutionary any field of human endeavor has escaped some major upheaval. There have been political revolutions, economic revolutions, social revolutions, revolutions in technology, in transportation, in medicine, in communication—even in our everyday manners. - 20th century American playwright and Nobel laureate in Literature - His poetically titled plays were among the first to introduce into American drama techniques of realism - His plays were among the first to include speeches in American vernacular and involve characters on the fringes of society.

      Jan van Ruusbroec (), the most influential medieval Dutch author, is generally acknowledged to be one of the key figures in the tradition of Christian mysticism. This book concentrates on the medieval dimensions of Ruusbroec s authorship. Warnar offers a comprehensive analysis of Ruusbroec s oeuvre within the social, religious and literary frameworks of the fourteenth century Low. 4. The Quakers “affirm the ‘Inner Light,’ the spiritual nerve center that God has placed in every person. The Society of Friends began with the vision of George Fox (–91), a British seeker after spiritual truth and peace during the turmoil of the English Civil War and its aftermath.

    A central text for book history, gender studies, affect studies, transatlantic discourse, cultural geography, and the rise of the American novel, Charlotte Temple remains frequently read in and out of classrooms from its first American publication in through the present day.   James Clements. Mysticism and the Mid-Century Novel. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan. viii + pp. ISBN: In Fabulation and Metafiction, a pioneering study of mid-twentieth-century experimental fiction, Robert Scholes adopted the term fabulation to refer to "a movement of great importance in contemporary fiction" that had been "ignored" or "misinterpreted" .


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