The Resource Through a glass darkly : suffering, the sacred, and the sublime in literature and theory, (electronic resource)

Through a glass darkly : suffering, the sacred, and the sublime in literature and theory, (electronic resource)

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Through a glass darkly : suffering, the sacred, and the sublime in literature and theory
Title
Through a glass darkly
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suffering, the sacred, and the sublime in literature and theory
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Suffering, the sacred, and the sublime are concepts that often surface in humanities research in an attempt to come to terms with what is challenging, troubling or impossible to represent. These intersecting concepts are used to mediate the gap between the spoken and the unspeakable, between experience and language, between body and spirit, between the immanent and the transcendent, and between the human and the divine. The twenty-five essays in Through a Glass Darkly: Suffering, the Sacred, and the Sublime in Literature and Theory, written by international scholars working in the fields of literary criticism, philosophy, and history, address the ways in which literature and theory have engaged with these three concepts and related concerns. The contributors analyze literary and theoretical texts from the medieval period to the postmodern age, from the works of Chaucer, Shakespeare, Donne, and Herbert to those of Endô Shûsaku, Alice Munro, Annie Dillard, Emmanuel Levinas, and Slavoj Žižek. This book will be of particular interest to scholars of religion and literature, philosophy and literature, aesthetic theory, and trauma studies
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
809/.93353
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • English literature
  • Literature, Modern
  • Literature
  • Literature, Medieval
  • Suffering in literature
  • Holy, The, in literature
  • Sublime, The, in literature
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Through a glass darkly : suffering, the sacred, and the sublime in literature and theory, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781554582914
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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12147469
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MWT12147469
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Through a glass darkly : suffering, the sacred, and the sublime in literature and theory, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554582914
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12147469
Publisher number
MWT12147469
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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