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The Resource American Catholic arts and fictions : culture, ideology, aesthetics, Paul Giles

American Catholic arts and fictions : culture, ideology, aesthetics, Paul Giles

Label
American Catholic arts and fictions : culture, ideology, aesthetics
Title
American Catholic arts and fictions
Title remainder
culture, ideology, aesthetics
Statement of responsibility
Paul Giles
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Giles, Paul
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in American literature and culture
Series volume
v. 58
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Christian literature, American
  • Catholics
  • Authors, American
  • Catholic Church
  • Christianity and literature
  • Catholics in literature
  • Arts, American
  • Arts, American
  • Christianity and the arts
Label
American Catholic arts and fictions : culture, ideology, aesthetics, Paul Giles
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Methodological introduction : tracing the transformation of religion -- Stereotypes, inheritances, and immigrants -- Transcendentalism and "Catholicity" : Orestes Brownson -- Nineteenth-century myths of Catholic Europe -- Modernism, metaphor, and ambivalence -- Isolation and integration : Theodore Dreiser and James T. Farrell -- Conformity and parody : Scott Fitzgerald and The great Gatsby -- The analogical imagination : Allen Tate -- Interiorization of theology : Robert Lowell -- The weight of the cross : John Berryman -- The dialogue of blasphemy : Frank O'Hara -- The allure of iconography : Andy Warhol and Robert Mapplethorpe -- Ritual and burlesque : John Ford and Robert Altman --Guilt and salvation : Alfred Hitchcock and Martin Scorsese -- The rewriting of theology : Katherine Anne Porter, Flannery O'Connor, Walker Percy, Donald Barthelme -- The beatific vision : J.P. Donleavy and Jack Kerouac -- Social politics : J.F. Powers, John O'Hara, Mary McCarthy --
  • Criminal politics : Edwin O'Connor, George V. Higgins, William Kennedy, Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola -- Conclusion : aesthetic universalism and Catholic skepticism
Control code
24502650
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 547 p.
Isbn
9780521417778
Lccn
91036223 //r93
Other physical details
ill.
Label
American Catholic arts and fictions : culture, ideology, aesthetics, Paul Giles
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Methodological introduction : tracing the transformation of religion -- Stereotypes, inheritances, and immigrants -- Transcendentalism and "Catholicity" : Orestes Brownson -- Nineteenth-century myths of Catholic Europe -- Modernism, metaphor, and ambivalence -- Isolation and integration : Theodore Dreiser and James T. Farrell -- Conformity and parody : Scott Fitzgerald and The great Gatsby -- The analogical imagination : Allen Tate -- Interiorization of theology : Robert Lowell -- The weight of the cross : John Berryman -- The dialogue of blasphemy : Frank O'Hara -- The allure of iconography : Andy Warhol and Robert Mapplethorpe -- Ritual and burlesque : John Ford and Robert Altman --Guilt and salvation : Alfred Hitchcock and Martin Scorsese -- The rewriting of theology : Katherine Anne Porter, Flannery O'Connor, Walker Percy, Donald Barthelme -- The beatific vision : J.P. Donleavy and Jack Kerouac -- Social politics : J.F. Powers, John O'Hara, Mary McCarthy --
  • Criminal politics : Edwin O'Connor, George V. Higgins, William Kennedy, Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola -- Conclusion : aesthetic universalism and Catholic skepticism
Control code
24502650
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 547 p.
Isbn
9780521417778
Lccn
91036223 //r93
Other physical details
ill.

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