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Impossible to say : representing religious mystery in fiction by Malamud, Percy, Ozick, and O'Connor

Author: L Lamar Nisly
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Series: Contributions to the study of American literature, no. 12.
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This work studies how Jewish and Catholic practices of giving structure to religious mystery are embodied in the works of Bernard Malamud, Walker Percy, Cynthia Ozick, and Flannery O'Connor.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nisly, L. Lamar, 1968-
Impossible to say.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
(OCoLC)605275158
Online version:
Nisly, L. Lamar, 1968-
Impossible to say.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
(OCoLC)609063538
Named Person: Walker Percy; Flannery O'Connor; Bernard Malamud; Cynthia Ozick; Bernard Malamud; Bernard Malamud; Flannery O'Connor; Cynthia Ozick; Walker Percy; Flannery O'Connor; Bernard Malamud; Walker Percy; Cynthia Ozick
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: L Lamar Nisly
ISBN: 0313320608 9780313320606
OCLC Number: 47690155
Description: xiv, 148 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Making Physical the Mystery; Jewish Mitzvot and Catholic Sacraments --
3. "Impossible to Say": Malamud's and Percy's Quests for Commitment --
4. Throwing Everything Off Balance: Ozick's Fantastic and O'Connor's Grotesque Portrayals of Mystery --
5. Conclusion.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of American literature, no. 12.
Responsibility: L. Lamar Nisly.
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