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The Resource Literary secularism : religion and modernity in twentieth-century fiction, by Amardeep Singh

Literary secularism : religion and modernity in twentieth-century fiction, by Amardeep Singh

Label
Literary secularism : religion and modernity in twentieth-century fiction
Title
Literary secularism
Title remainder
religion and modernity in twentieth-century fiction
Statement of responsibility
by Amardeep Singh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Literary Secularism: Religion and Modernity in Twentieth-Century Fiction shows the path to secularization in the modern novel in comparative perspective. Writers as diverse as George Eliot, James Joyce, Salman Rushdie, Orhan Pamuk, Taslima Nasrin, and James Wood, have all struggled with religious orthodoxy in their personal lives, and are some of the most important and representative ""secular"" writers in the modern world canon. But their novels, which are far more than mere anti-religious man ..
Cataloging source
IDEBK
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1974-
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Singh, Amardeep
Dewey number
809.933820904
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3503
LC item number
.S56 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Fiction
  • Religion and literature
  • Secularism in literature
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Fiction
  • Religion and literature
  • Secularism in literature
  • Säkularisierung
  • Religion
  • Roman
Label
Literary secularism : religion and modernity in twentieth-century fiction, by Amardeep Singh
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
The critical tradition and the modern novel: from Daniel Dafoe to James Wood -- George Eliot: British secularism, Jewish assimilation and Daniel Deronda -- Holy water, fluid mondernity: Rabindranath Tagore and Hindu reform -- Diasporas and promised lands: Ireland, Israel, and Joyce's Ulysses -- The elusive ideal of secular writing: V.S. Naipaul and literary secularism in India -- The ambiguous relationship between men and angels: Salman Rushdie's daemonic secularism -- The myriad failures of religious law: the uniform civil code debate and Indian feminism -- Literary secularism after 9/11: Philip Roth's The plot against America and Orhan Pamuk's Snow
Control code
666918957
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (186 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443802697
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)666918957
Label
Literary secularism : religion and modernity in twentieth-century fiction, by Amardeep Singh
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
The critical tradition and the modern novel: from Daniel Dafoe to James Wood -- George Eliot: British secularism, Jewish assimilation and Daniel Deronda -- Holy water, fluid mondernity: Rabindranath Tagore and Hindu reform -- Diasporas and promised lands: Ireland, Israel, and Joyce's Ulysses -- The elusive ideal of secular writing: V.S. Naipaul and literary secularism in India -- The ambiguous relationship between men and angels: Salman Rushdie's daemonic secularism -- The myriad failures of religious law: the uniform civil code debate and Indian feminism -- Literary secularism after 9/11: Philip Roth's The plot against America and Orhan Pamuk's Snow
Control code
666918957
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (186 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443802697
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)666918957

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