The Resource Locations of the sacred : essays on religion, literature, and Canadian culture, William Closson James, (eBook:)

Locations of the sacred : essays on religion, literature, and Canadian culture, William Closson James, (eBook:)

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Locations of the sacred : essays on religion, literature, and Canadian culture
Title
Locations of the sacred
Title remainder
essays on religion, literature, and Canadian culture
Statement of responsibility
William Closson James
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In ten essays, James (Queen's U., Kingston) examines various derivations of the sacred in contemporary Canadian culture. Most of the essays focus on the religious aspects of modern Canadian English fiction including the fiction of Hugh MacLennan, Morley Callaghan, Margaret Atwood, and Joy Kogawa
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unknown
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
James, William C.
Dewey number
C810.9/382
Series statement
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  • Spirituality in literature
  • Religion in literature
  • Religion and culture
  • Spiritualité dans la littérature
  • Religion dans la littérature
  • Religion et culture
  • ART
  • ART
  • Electronic books
  • Canadian literature (English)
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Locations of the sacred : essays on religion, literature, and Canadian culture, William Closson James, (eBook:)
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https://atxlibrary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=27606
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 1 Dislocating the Sacred58; The Protestant Voice -- The Protestant Voice -- A Protestant Trio58; Davies44; MacLennan44; and Laurence -- Imprisonment and Liberation -- How Is Canadian Literature 34;Religious34;63; -- The Protestant Principle in English45;Canadian Fiction -- A Tentative Conclusion -- CHAPTER 2 Relocating the Sacred58; The Human Ground of Transcendence -- Eternity and Transcendence -- 34;Eternity34; in Callaghan and MacLennan -- The Ordinary and the Sacred in Mitchell and Munro -- Divining the Depths in Davies44; Laurence44; and Atwood -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 3 Nature as the Locale of the Sacred -- Native and Christian Attitudes -- Some Typical Canadian Views -- Geography over History -- A New Direction -- CHAPTER 4 In Quest of the Sacred58; The Canoe Trip -- The Quest Pattern -- States of the Quest -- Transformative Quest and Canadian Character -- The Canoe Trip as Initiation Rite -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 5 Sacred Death58; The Belcher Islands Massacre -- Introduction -- Geographical and Religious Backgrounds -- Narrative of the Events -- The Contemporary Reaction to the Murders -- Analysis -- A Personal Epilogue -- CHAPTER 6 Theodicy and the Sacred58; A46; M46; Klein and Hugh MacLennan -- Parallel Dislocations -- The Second Scroll as Theodicy -- The Watch that Ends the Night and Selfhood -- The Everyman and the Self -- Chaos into Cosmos -- CHAPTER 7 Love and the Sacred58; The Ambiguities of Morley Callaghan39;s Such Is My Beloved -- Callaghan39;s 34;Certain Perceptions34; -- The Two Conflicting Realms -- The Song of Songs58; Love and the Sacred -- Conclusion58; Incarnational Humanism -- CHAPTER 8 Sacred Passages58; Native Symbols in Atwood and Engel -- The Female Initiation Pattern -- Atwood39;s Surfacing -- Engel39;s Bear -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 9 Nordicity and the Sacred58; The Journeys of Thomas York and Aritha van Herk -- The Fugitive -- The Spiritual Quest -- The Return to the South in Desireless -- No End to This Road34;58; Aritha van Herk -- CHAPTER 10 Mutuality and the Sacred58; Joy Kogawa -- From Divine Abandonment to Human Solidarity -- Bread and Stones and Names in Obasan -- From Silence to Communion -- Conclusion -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Last Page
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937828
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 270 pages).
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) tsl-ebsco18630
  • (OCoLC)45731052
Label
Locations of the sacred : essays on religion, literature, and Canadian culture, William Closson James, (eBook:)
Link
https://atxlibrary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=27606
Publication
Note
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 1 Dislocating the Sacred58; The Protestant Voice -- The Protestant Voice -- A Protestant Trio58; Davies44; MacLennan44; and Laurence -- Imprisonment and Liberation -- How Is Canadian Literature 34;Religious34;63; -- The Protestant Principle in English45;Canadian Fiction -- A Tentative Conclusion -- CHAPTER 2 Relocating the Sacred58; The Human Ground of Transcendence -- Eternity and Transcendence -- 34;Eternity34; in Callaghan and MacLennan -- The Ordinary and the Sacred in Mitchell and Munro -- Divining the Depths in Davies44; Laurence44; and Atwood -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 3 Nature as the Locale of the Sacred -- Native and Christian Attitudes -- Some Typical Canadian Views -- Geography over History -- A New Direction -- CHAPTER 4 In Quest of the Sacred58; The Canoe Trip -- The Quest Pattern -- States of the Quest -- Transformative Quest and Canadian Character -- The Canoe Trip as Initiation Rite -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 5 Sacred Death58; The Belcher Islands Massacre -- Introduction -- Geographical and Religious Backgrounds -- Narrative of the Events -- The Contemporary Reaction to the Murders -- Analysis -- A Personal Epilogue -- CHAPTER 6 Theodicy and the Sacred58; A46; M46; Klein and Hugh MacLennan -- Parallel Dislocations -- The Second Scroll as Theodicy -- The Watch that Ends the Night and Selfhood -- The Everyman and the Self -- Chaos into Cosmos -- CHAPTER 7 Love and the Sacred58; The Ambiguities of Morley Callaghan39;s Such Is My Beloved -- Callaghan39;s 34;Certain Perceptions34; -- The Two Conflicting Realms -- The Song of Songs58; Love and the Sacred -- Conclusion58; Incarnational Humanism -- CHAPTER 8 Sacred Passages58; Native Symbols in Atwood and Engel -- The Female Initiation Pattern -- Atwood39;s Surfacing -- Engel39;s Bear -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 9 Nordicity and the Sacred58; The Journeys of Thomas York and Aritha van Herk -- The Fugitive -- The Spiritual Quest -- The Return to the South in Desireless -- No End to This Road34;58; Aritha van Herk -- CHAPTER 10 Mutuality and the Sacred58; Joy Kogawa -- From Divine Abandonment to Human Solidarity -- Bread and Stones and Names in Obasan -- From Silence to Communion -- Conclusion -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Last Page
Control code
937828
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 270 pages).
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) tsl-ebsco18630
  • (OCoLC)45731052

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