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Author Embry, Charles R., 1942-

Title The philosopher and the storyteller : Eric Voegelin and twentieth-century literature / Charles R. Embry
Published Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri Press, [2008]


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 W'PONDS  810.54 E5323 Z/Emp  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 192 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Prologue: "Composed of wonders" : literature of the spirit -- Part I. The philosopher: One of my permanent occupations" : Eric Voegelin as literary critic; The attunement of the soul" : Eric Voegelin's search of order; Writer, reader, and the adventure of participatory consciousness -- Part II. The storyteller: The barren quest : Graham Swift's Waterland; "A secret between man and God" : second reality in Heimito von Doderer's The demons; Novel of divine presence : Flannery O'Connor's The violent bear it away -- Epilogue: "Our love of life, children, our love of life."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-179) and index
Subject Voegelin, Eric, 1901-1985 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Literature -- Philosophy.
Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
LC no. 2007051053
ISBN 9780826217905 (alk. paper)