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Towards a Christian Literary Theory

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Towards a Christian Literary Theory by Luke Ferretter
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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 an assessment of how such a theory can be formulated and used in contemporary cultural analysis.

Author Biography

LUKE FERRETTER is a British Academy Postdoctoral fellow in English at the University of Cambridge, and a Junior Research Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge. He has published several articles on the relations between literary theory and theology, including essays on deconstruction, reception theory, Kristeva, and Augustine.
Release date NZ
December 17th, 2002
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
VIII, 221 p.
Imprint
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages
221
Dimensions
140x216x19
ISBN-13
9780333964217
Product ID
1859716

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