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Cathedrals of bone : the role of the body in contemporary Catholic literature / John C. Waldmeir.

Author/Creator:
Waldmeir, John Christian, 1959-
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Fordham University Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 211 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
American literature -- Catholic authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Human body in literature.
Human body -- Religious aspects.
Catholic Church -- In literature.
Christianity and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Contents:
The body, flesh and bone
Discovering the body: Catholic literature after Vatican II
Writing and the Catholic body: Mary Gordon's art
Preserving the body: Annie Dillard and tradition
Clothing bodies/making priests: the sacramental vision of J.F. Powers, Alfred Alcorn, and Louise Erdrich
The body in doubt: Catholic literature, theology, and sexual abuse
The body "as it was": on the occasion of Mel Gibson's The passion of the Christ.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-208) and index.
ISBN:
9780823230600 (cloth : alk. paper)
0823230600 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
276816730
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