2 edition of literary imagination found in the catalog.
Holy Imagination, however, groups sections of the Bible by genre, to include the whole canon. This “reader’s introduction” is informed by literary theory and theological synthesis. For example, the first section will describe the primordial history in Genesis as literary myth. What exactly is goodness? Where is it found in the literary imagination? Toni Morrison, one of American letters' greatest voices, pondered these perplexing questions in her celebrated Ingersoll Lecture, delivered at Harvard University in and published now for the first time in book form.
The books and authors I’ve listed are a place to start the formation of your literary imagination and all that comes with it. I will pray they will lead to more books, more authors and more genres — to more discoveries in library stacks and bookstores. Book xiii, , 91 pages ; 22 cm Subjects: American literature -- White authors -- History and criticism. the genius of a master writer to this personal inquiry into the significance of African-Americans in the American literary imagination. Her goal, she states at the outset, is to "put forth an argument for extending the study of American.
Explores the depiction of transgender identity in twentieth-century and contemporary literary fiction. Transgender and the Literary Imagination is the first full length study to revisit twentieth century narratives and their afterlives, examining the extent to which they have reflected, shaped or transformed changing understandings of gender. Grounded in feminist scholarship, informed by queer. The book's three chapters are "Black Matters", "Romancing the Shadow", and "Disturbing Nurses and the Kindness of Sharks". Subject matter [ edit ] Writing in the journal Signs, Linda Krumholz described Morrison's project as "reread[ing] the American literary canon through an analysis of whiteness to propose the ways that black people were used Author: Toni Morrison.
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Literary Matters is a digital journal publishing works of scholarship and criticism, poetry, translations from world literature (both ancient and modern), memoirs, fiction, and interviews. "The publication of this extraordinary book could not have arrived at a more propitious moment.
At a time when the country as a whole seems tormented by the corrosive presence of a new kind of evil that is trying to banish any memory, much less evidence, of its opposite, Goodness and the Literary Imagination reminds readers of evil’s opposite, but in forms that Morrison’s fiction renders /5(20).
Most literary works have one primary voice, a discourse that expresses an author’s dominant culture and ideology. The whole Bible, however, should be read by allowing numerous voices or discourses during a thousand years of literary imagination to emerge and interact.
This dialogic reading process introduces theological insights that are larger than the individual parts of the Pages: Literary Imagination | Oxford Academic. What exactly is goodness. Where is it found in the literary imagination. Toni Morrison, one of American letters' greatest voices, pondered these perplexing questions in her celebrated Ingersoll Lecture, delivered at Harvard University in and published now for the first time in book form.
Literary Imagination is a forum for all those interested in the distinctive nature, uses, and pleasures of literature, from ancient to modern, in all languages. Its aim is to encourage wide-ranging discussions between those committed to the reading, writing, and study of poetry, fiction, translations, drama, non-fiction essays, criticism, and scholarship.
He has published two books on Elizabeth Inchbald and edited her diaries in three volumes. He also edited the travel writings of John Moore.
His research interests include literature that deals with travel, the sea, and the environment, and his most recent publication is the essay collection Romantic Sustainability: Endurance and the Natural World, Literary Imagination is a forum for all those interested in the distinctive nature, uses, and pleasures of literature, from ancient to modern, in all languages.
Its aim is to encourage wide-ranging discussions between those committed to the reading and study of literary works and to the reading and writing of poetry, fiction, translations, drama, nonfiction essays, criticism, and scholarship concerned with them. Reading a book uses the imagination and this in turn develops our creativity.
Of course, the key to developing your imagination when reading a book, is the level of interest you have in the content. The more you are totally absorbed in a book, the more it will stimulate your imagination and help your creativity.
Literature, Imagination and Literary Symbol: The Imagination as a Means of Highlighting or Constructing Symbols Once the imagination is recognised to be a creative rather than a "decaying sense" as Hobbes believed, the possibility of using the imagination to create literary File Size: KB.
The book draws on the colonial archive and ranges across Australian literature from the first novel written and published in Australia (by a convict on the island of Tasmania) to both the ancient dreaming and the burgeoning literature of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the twenty-first century.
The book covers the full range of Roman literature, and is arranged thematically. It discusses the ideological relation of Roman lit This book deals with the ways in which the ancient Roman literary imagination explored the phenomenon of slavery/5.
"The publication of this extraordinary book could not have arrived at a more propitious moment. At a time when the country as a whole seems tormented by the corrosive presence of a new kind of evil that is trying to banish any memory, much less evidence, of its opposite, Goodness and the Literary Imagination reminds readers of evil’s opposite, but in forms that Morrison’s fiction renders.
“The most ambitious, wide-ranging, and humane study of ruins in the literary imagination to date, this book argues strongly for the importance of ruins in understanding our past, the risks we face in the future, and the perennial human capacity to grow beyond disaster.” (Catherine Brown, Senior Lecturer in English, New College of the.
Obsolete Objects in the Literary Imagination book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Translated here into English for the fi /5.
Great American Fiction and the Catholic Literary Imagination By James Matthew Wilson A review of Longing for an Absent God: Faith and Doubt in Great American Fiction, by Nick : James Matthew Wilson. Discover librarian-selected research resources on Literary Imagination from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more.
Home» Browse» Literature» Literary Themes and Topics» Literary Imagination. It sheds light on the importance of a literary instead of a pictorial imagination for architects and it looks into four contemporary architectural subjects through a wide variety of literary works. Drawing on novels that engage cities from around the world, the book reveals aspects of urban space to which other means of architectural Author: Angeliki Sioli, Yoonchun Jung.
Finally, he argues that African American literature, represented by Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, Alice Walker, Toni Morrison, and James Emanuel, is postmodern.
Their works exhibit their concerted efforts to abolish marginality and extend referentiality, exemplifying the postmodern East-West crossroads of Author: Yoshinobu Hakutani. The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination is a book by Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar, in which they examine Victorian literature from a feminist perspective.
Gilbert and Gubar draw their title from Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, in which Rochester's wife (née Bertha Mason) is kept secretly locked in an attic apartment by her : Sandra Gilbert, Susan Gubar.
In this book, I attempt to make sense of how the discursive practice of contagion governed the interactions and correlations between medical science, literary creation, and cultural imagination.
Victorians dealt with the menace of contagion by theorizing a working motto in claiming the goodness and godliness in cleanliness which was theorized Author: Chung-jen Chen. The Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquity suggests ways of thinking about how Jews understood their own literature before these categories had emerged.
In many Jewish texts, there is an awareness of a vast tradition of divine writing found in multiple locations that is only partially revealed in available scribal : Eva Mroczek.Incest and the Literary Imagination by Elizabeth L.
Barnes. She links literature's ability to ''tell trauma''--a theoretical issue of the book--to the personal, political, and cultural approaches to incest that the volume addresses.
The result is a collection, unlike many of such broad scope, whose essays flow seamlessly and coherently from.