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Author Keane, Patrick J.

Title Emily Dickinson's approving God : divine design and the problem of suffering / Patrick J. Keane
Published Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xii, 256 pages)
Contents The poem and images of God -- Religion and science: Einstein's Spinozisti God -- God and evolution : the contemporary debate -- Design, challenged and defended -- Emily Dickinson on Christ and Crucifixion -- Destroyers and victims: "apparently with no surprise" and related scenarios -- Design and accident -- Frost, the blonde assassin -- Dickinson's death-haunted earthly paradise -- Flowers, and thoughts too deep for tears -- Questioning divine benevolence -- The final dialectic: believing and disbelieving
Summary "Focusing on Emily Dickinson's poem "Apparently with no surprise," Keane explores the poet's embattled relationship with the deity of her Calvinist tradition, reflecting on literature and religion, faith and skepticism, theology and science in light of continuing confrontations between Darwinism and design, science and literal conceptions of a divine Creator"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-236) and indexes
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Subject Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Criticism and interpretation
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Religion
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886
Dickinson, Emily 1830-1886
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- analys och tolkning.
Dickinson, Emily.
Theology in literature.
Belief and doubt in literature.
Religion and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Literature and science -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Belief and doubt in literature
Literature and science
Religion and literature
Theology in literature
Gott Motiv
Teodicéproblemet i litteraturen.
Religion och litteratur -- historia -- Förenta staterna -- 1800-talet.
Litteratur och vetenskap -- historia -- Förenta staterna -- 1800-talet.
United States
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008020814
ISBN 9780826266569