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Nineteenth-Century Lives of Jesus

in The Historical Jesus and the Literary Imagination, 1860–1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314704
eISBN:
9781846316159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316159.004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the great popularity of the semi-fictional biographies called ‘Lives of Jesus’. David Friedrich Strauss's ground-breaking study of the Gospel narratives entitled Leben Jesu ... More


American <i>Comédie</i>

John Haydock

in Melville's Intervisionary Network: Balzac, Hawthorne, and Realism in the American Renaissance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781942954231
eISBN:
9781786944153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954231.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

After several years as a writer of short fiction, during a time when Balzac was receiving increasing reader attention and realism was beginning to change its responses in America to the changes of ... More


Hypertext in Context: Space and Time in the Hypertext and Hypermedia Fictions of Blas Valdez and Doménico Chiappe

Thea Pitman

in Latin American Cyberculture and Cyberliterature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310614
eISBN:
9781846313462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313462.015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter addresses one of Doménico Chiappe's hypermedia fictions, along with Blas Valdez, to situate them within a Latin American cultural and literary context and to tease out their connection ... More


The Rise of the Fictional Jesus

in The Historical Jesus and the Literary Imagination, 1860–1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314704
eISBN:
9781846316159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316159.005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the fully fictional prose that emerged from the Life of Jesus tradition. Samuel Butler's The Fair Haven stood out from other novels of all persuasions that were flooding the ... More


The Afterlife of Oscar Wilde's Oral Tales

in The Historical Jesus and the Literary Imagination, 1860–1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314704
eISBN:
9781846316159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316159.007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the authors who drew on the fictional experiments of Oscar Wilde with the Gospels to create their own imaginative versions of Jesus' life and death. Coulson Kernahan, Cyril ... More


A Peculiar Protestant: The Gospels According to George Moore

in The Historical Jesus and the Literary Imagination, 1860–1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314704
eISBN:
9781846316159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316159.008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the meeting between St. Paul and Jesus as an idea that developed in the last twenty years of George Moore's life. The Gospels had gone through imaginative treatment in dramatic ... More


George Moore's Life of Jesus

in The Historical Jesus and the Literary Imagination, 1860–1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314704
eISBN:
9781846316159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316159.009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores George Moore's The Brook Kerith: A Syrian Story, a bestselling novel of the First World War years whose resounding success helped persuade Moore that he had created ‘the only ... More


Conclusion

in The Historical Jesus and the Literary Imagination, 1860–1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314704
eISBN:
9781846316159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316159.010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the literary value and relations between theology and literature. A significant growth in biblical fiction was one of the consequences of the quest for the historical Jesus ... More


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