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Title Re-embroidering the robe [electronic resource] : faith, myth and literary creation since 1850 / edited by Suzanne Bray, Adrienne E. Gavin and Peter Merchant.

Imprint Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2008.


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Description ix, 278 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Myth and faith in fictions of childhood and adolescence: Introduction / Adrienne E. Gavin -- The wizard of Oz: myth for an age of progress / J. Jackson Barlow -- Nordic mythology in C.S. Lewis's The chronicles of Narnia / Daniel Warzecha -- Creating national mythology and its reflections in contemporary children's literature / Mari Niitra -- The clew of her story: female myth-making in Margaret Mahy's The tricksters / Adrienne E. Gavin -- Of maidens and dragons: Sara Maitland's Three times table / Deborah Sarbin -- pt. 2. Myth and the Christian author: Introduction / Suzanne Bray -- J.R.R. Tolkien's "Eucatastrophe," or fantasy as a modern recovery of faith / Joanny Moulin -- Mediaeval myth and modern narrative: Dante's myth of heaven and hell and Charles Williams' Descent into hell / Robert-Louis Abrahamson -- Jesting in earnest: levity and faith in George MacDonald's The light princess / Daniel Gabelman -- Myth, fact and "literary belief": imagination and post-empiricism in C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien / Rod Rosenquist -- Temptations for the times in the mythical rewritings of British Christian authors 1933 to 1945 / Suzanne Bray -- Incarnation as meta-narrative in Flannery O'Connor's short stories / Isabelle Boof-Vermesse -- pt. 3. Mythology revisited: Introduction / Peter Merchant -- The goddess and the underworld in modernism: Marguerite Yourcenar's Feux / Evans Lansing Smith -- Making it new: changing form and function in modern myth / Bradford Haas -- "In the goddess's name": symbolist and modernist revisions of the Aphrodite myth / Nora Clark -- The cult of Dionysus in the work of W.B. Yeats / Elizabeth Muller -- "Breathed on by the rural Pan": the atmosphere of Arcadia in Giono's Regain / Peter Merchant -- God's death and subsequent resurrection from Faust to Apocalypto / Jacques Coulardeau -- Unity among the stars: faith and reason in Doris Lessing's Canopus in Argos: Archives / David Waterman.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Faith in literature.
Mythology in literature.
Myth in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Bray, S. (Suzanne)
Gavin, Adrienne E., 1962-
Merchant, Peter.
ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Reembroidering the robe
Faith, myth and literary creation since 1850
ISBN 1847186084
9781443814942 (electronic bk.)

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