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Emily Bronte and the Religious Imagination (Electronic book text)
Emily Bronte and the Religious Imagination (Electronic book text): Simon Marsden

Emily Bronte and the Religious Imagination (Electronic book text)

Simon Marsden

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Readers of Emily Bront?'s poetry and of "Wuthering Heights" have seen in their author, variously, a devout if somewhat unorthodox Christian, a heretic, or a visionary "mystic of the moors." Rather than seeking to resolve this matter, "Emily Bront? and the Religious Imagination" suggests that such conflicting readings are the product of tensions, conflicts and ambiguities within the texts themselves. Rejecting the idea that a single, coherent set of religious doctrines are to be found in Bront?'s work, this book argues that "Wuthering Heights" and the poems dramatise individual experiences of faith in the context of a world in which such faith is always conflicted, always threatened. Bront?'s work dramatises the experience of imaginative faith that is always contested by the presence of other voices, other worldviews. Her characters cling to visionary faith in the face of death and mortality, awaiting and anticipating a final vindication, an eschatological fulfilment that always lies in a future beyond the scope of the text.


Imprint: Bloomsbury Academic
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
Authors: Simon Marsden
Format: Electronic book text
Pages: 193
ISBN-13: 978-1-306-72519-4
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: history & criticism > Literary studies > 19th century
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Christianity > General
Books > Arts & Architecture > Art forms, treatments & subjects > Art treatments & subjects > Iconography, subjects depicted in art > Religious subjects depicted in art
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > General
Books > Christianity
LSN: 1-306-72519-4
Barcode: 9781306725194

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