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Towards a Christian Literary Theory (Cross-Currents in Religion and Culture)

by Luke Ferretter

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian theology,
  • Literary theory,
  • Christianity - Literature & the Arts,
  • Regional, Ethnic, Genre, Specific Subject,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Theory,
  • Literary Criticism-Regional, Ethnic, Genre, Specific Subject,
  • Religion-Christianity - Literature,
  • Theology,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Christianity and literature,
  • Criticism,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literature,
  • Theory, etc

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10559512M
    ISBN 100333964217
    ISBN 109780333964217

      In literary theory, ethical critics address the moral properties inherent in literary works in an effort to understand their social, cultural or aesthetic implications for readers and texts alike. Ethnicity—Refers to a given individual's racial, national, cultural, religious, tribal or linguistic background, classification or affiliation. Literary Theory and Criticism English Literature, Literary Theory, Linguistics, Film Theory, Media Theory, UGC NET JRF Exam Preparation, Novel Analysis, Research Papers Nasrullah Mambrol Christian Literature Society, Year: (29MB) Marxism and Imperialism. Toward A Teleonomic Theory of Psychoanalysis. Author(s): Max M. Stern.

      Indeed, his book "Literary Theory: An Introduction" has long been a standard text in university classrooms and will no doubt continue to be, at least until Eagleton's recantation of all he. African American Literary Theory: A Reader is the first volume to document the central texts and arguments in African American literary theory from the s through the present. As the volume progresses chronologically from the rise of a black aesthetic criticism, through the Blacks Arts Movement, feminism, structuralism and poststructuralism, and the rise of queer theory, it focuses on the 5/5(1).

    First, let me take a moment to explain the difference between literary theory and criticism as they are defined by Lois Tyson in Critical Theory Today. Literary criticism, by and large, tries to explain the literary work to us: its production, its meaning, its design, its s tend to find flaws in one another’s interpretations more than in literary works. A book of this sort comes up against two obstacles: the mountain of material on literary theo ry that must be read and synt hesized and another mountain of material, only slightly smaller, that must necessarily be left out. Because The Blackwell Guide to Literary Theory is aimed at readers.


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Towards a Christian Literary Theory (Cross-Currents in Religion and Culture) by Luke Ferretter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Towards a Christian Literary Theory (Cross Currents in Religion and Culture) Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. Edition. Towards a Christian Literary Theory (Cross Currents in Religion and Culture) Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed.

Edition. by L. Ferretter (Author)Cited by: 9. Towards a Christian Literary Theory book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Most modern literary theory is explicitly anti-theolog /5. Defining Christian doctrine as those Roman Catholic beliefs from which the major Protestant and Eastern Orthodox communities do not dissent, Ferretter (English, U.

of Cambridge, UK) seeks to establish a critical literary theory whose interpretations and judgments derive from consistency with Christian doctrine. Most modern literary theory is explicitly anti-theological.

This book states the case for a contemporary literary theory whose principles derive from Christian theology.

Ferretter argues that it remains rationally and ethically legitimate to use theological language in literary theory despite the objections to such a theory posed by deconstruction, Marxism and psychoanalysis. This book states the case for a contemporary literary theory whose principles derive from Christian theology.

Ferretter argues that it remains rationally and ethically legitimate to use theological language in literary theory despite the objections to such a theory.

Towards a Christian Literary Theory. By Luke Ferreter. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, viii + pp. In the experience of at least some believing students, the initial encounter with literary theory as currently practised, usually in an undergraduate course, may well have been a.

This book states the case for a contemporary literary theory whose principles derive from Christian theology. Ferretter argues that it Towards a Christian Literary Theory book rationally and ethically legitimate to use theological language in literary theory despite the objections to such a theory posed by deconstruction, Marxism and psychoanalysis/5(3).

Ultimately, Derrida is f36 Towards a Christian Literary Theory wrong to assert that deconstruction ‘blocks every relationship to theology’, at least insofar as this statement is taken to mean that, after.

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Our team put together this list of Christian book agents that represents Christian novels, Christian nonfiction, inspirational books, and spiritual books. Towards a Christian literary theory. [Luke Ferretter] -- "Most contemporary literary theory is atheistic.

This book, by contrast, states the case for a literary theory which derives from Christian theology. Weaker essays (Ryken's afterword) tend toward dogmatism while stronger ones (Walhout's "Marxism") strive for judicious balance. Despite its uneven quality, this book will serve well both undergraduates and serious Christian readers who wish to know where their voices blend in the din and clatter of contemporary literary by: 5.

Towards a Christian Literary Theory Towards a Christian Literary Theory Jajdelski, Wojciech needs to be used and read for what it is, rather than for what the title implies it to be.

Most modern literary theory is explicitly anti-theological. This book states the case for a contemporary literary theory whose principles derive from Christian theology.

Ferretter argues that it remains rationally and ethically legitimate to use theological language in literary theory despite the objections to such a theory posed by deconstruction, Marxism and psychoanalysis. He concludes with.

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Towards a Christian literary theory. [Luke Ferretter] -- Most modern literary theory is explicitly anti-theological. This book states the case for a contemporary literary theory whose principles derive from Christian theology.

Towards a Christian Literary Theory Luke Ferretter Hardcover published by Palgrave MacmillanReleased on: Decem   The Bible. The Bible, or simply The Book, is the primary source for all Christian criticism simply because theology is a second order reflection upon the doctrines set down in the Bible just as literary criticism and theory is a second order language based upon the.

I've not read much of anything he referenced in the book, and the book is largely an exposition of a variety of texts in light of his Christian dialectical reading of literature. So before This was assigned reading in my Literary Theory class in college/5.

A religious literary criticism might agree and substitute a God term for "the collective." In any event, the object is as yet untheorized. Interestingly, Jameson's gap between the ideological distortion and Utopian depth of literary works is rather like Wayne Booth's gap between the conventional surface and humane depths of an Austen text.

I am starting a Literary Theory class next week and as expected we will be looking at psychoanalytic, feminist, Marxist, and deconstructionist so I have been looking around for information about a Christian Literary Theory.

I found Luke Ferretter’s book Toward a Christian Literary Theory, but I thought I would reach out and see what others here can offer. I don’t know anything about this.8.I am using critical theory as it is used in North America as an abbreviation of literary critical theory.

In Europe, critical theory refers to the sociological analysis of the so-called Frankfurt School as well as a critique of uction, Criticial Theory Sincep. 1. uction, Critical Theory File Size: KB.The theory of literary evolution he developed in his book The Anxiety of Influence is considered seminal.

His work Western Canon made Bloom a household name. One of America’s preeminent literary critics, Bloom has been translated into 40 languages, and is a MacArthur Prize fellow.