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Passion and the passion : sex and religion in modern literature

Author: Francis L Kunkel
Publisher: Philadelphia : The Westminster Press, [1975] ©1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the work of D.H. Lawrence, William Golding, John Updike, Tennessee Williams, Jean Genet, and others.

"In this fascinating and informative book, Dr. Kunkel examines the work of sixteen twentieth-century writers who have wrestled with either the significance of Christ or some other aspect of religion and then coupled their concern with the mystery of sex" -- Back cover.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kunkel, Francis L. (Francis Leo), 1921-
Passion and the passion.
Philadelphia : Westminster Press, [1975]
(OCoLC)643756911
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis L Kunkel
ISBN: 0664247784 9780664247782
OCLC Number: 1527645
Description: 206 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Lawrence's The man who died: the heavenly cock --
Golding's The spire: the prayer and the phallus --
John Updike: between heaven and earth --
Tennessee Williams: God, sex, and death --
Jean Genet: counterfeit saint --
Wrestlers with Christ and cupid --
The sexy cross --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: by Francis L. Kunkel.

Abstract:

Discusses the work of D.H. Lawrence, William Golding, John Updike, Tennessee Williams, Jean Genet, and others.

"In this fascinating and informative book, Dr. Kunkel examines the work of sixteen twentieth-century writers who have wrestled with either the significance of Christ or some other aspect of religion and then coupled their concern with the mystery of sex" -- Back cover.

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