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Partial faiths : postsecular fiction in the age of Pynchon and Morrison

Author: John A McClure
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spiritual conversions figure heavily in such novels as Thomas Pynchon's ""Vineland"" and Toni Morrison's ""Paradise"". What connects such varied works is that their convert-characters are  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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McClure, John A., 1945-
Partial faiths.
Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608183241
Online version:
McClure, John A., 1945-
Partial faiths.
Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608820269
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John A McClure
ISBN: 0820330329 9780820330327 0820330337 9780820330334
OCLC Number: 132581938
Description: xi, 209 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Postsecular projects --
Ontological pluralism and preterite spiritualities : Thomas Pynchon --
Worldly vocations : Don Delillo --
Enclosures, enchantments, and the art of discernment : Toni Morrison --
Narratives of turning in Native American fiction : N. Scott Momaday, Leslie Marmon Silko, and Louise Erdrich --
Neomonastic paths and the limits of postsecularism : Michael Ondaatje --
Epilogue: The dream of open dwelling.
Responsibility: John A. McClure.
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In the weakness, limit, and partiality of postsecular faith, John McClure has the courage to show us the residual supernaturalism and strength of religious life. He not only shows us the appealing Read more...

 
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