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Graham Greene's Catholic Imagination

Mark Bosco

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195177152
eISBN:
9780199835355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177150.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This book focuses on the importance of Catholicism in Graham Greene’s life and writings. In his 67 years of writing, Catholicism was always the thread that bound his literary preoccupations into a ... More


Fictions of Authorship in Late Elizabethan Narratives: Euphues in Arcadia

Katharine Wilson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252534
eISBN:
9780191719226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252534.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The works of John Lyly, Robert Greene, and Thomas Lodge effectively established prose fiction in print at the end of the sixteenth century. In these extraordinary pamphlets, rhetorical sophistication ... More


“A Standard for the People”: The Burning Bush and the Organization of Mission in the MCA

William Kostlevy

in Holy Jumpers: Evangelicals and Radicals in Progressive Era America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377842
eISBN:
9780199777204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377842.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

First noted for its demonstrative worship, the MCA’s periodical the Burning Bush employing the standard practices of early twentieth century muckraking journalism such as printing legal documents, ... More


Catholicism: Graham Greene's Pattern in the Carpet

Mark Bosco

in Graham Greene's Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195177152
eISBN:
9780199835355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177150.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter argues that Catholicism is more textured and complicated than the usual schematic framework expounded in studies on Graham Greene and the Catholic novel. It carries out two separate but ... More


The Greene/ing of the Catholic Novel: Greene's Appropriation of Oxford and the French Catholic Literary Revival

Mark Bosco

in Graham Greene's Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195177152
eISBN:
9780199835355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177150.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Greene began his writing career at a time when religion, particularly Catholicism, was undergoing a revival in philosophy and literature. This chapter situates Greene during this Catholic revival, ... More


Vatican II Con/texts and Greene's Catholic Imagination

Mark Bosco

in Graham Greene's Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195177152
eISBN:
9780199835355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177150.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter argues that Greene’s Catholicism became more important to him after the Vatican II Council than the years just preceding it. The fact that Catholicism is no longer seen as a bulwark that ... More


New Threads in an Old Pattern: Greene's Catholic Imagination in The Honorary Consul and The Human Factor

Mark Bosco

in Graham Greene's Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195177152
eISBN:
9780199835355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177150.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Greene remained a prolific writer in the last 30 years of his life. His late novels continually returned to old territories — the tension between loyalty and betrayal, innocence and corruption, and ... More


The Pattern Completed: The Final Greene/ing of the Catholic Imagination in Dr. Fischer of Geneva and Monsignor Quixote

Mark Bosco

in Graham Greene's Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195177152
eISBN:
9780199835355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177150.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

In the last decade of his life, Greene’s publications included newly edited collections of short stories, letters to the press, and occasional articles. The two major works of fiction published in ... More


Epilogue: Coloring Catholicism “Greene”

Mark Bosco

in Graham Greene's Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195177152
eISBN:
9780199835355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177150.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Greene was a writer immersed in the political and religious events of the 20th century. His commitment to a Catholic vision of the world never wavered, as evidenced by his reading of Vatican II ... More


The Literary Cold War, 1945 to Vietnam

Adam Piette

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635276
eISBN:
9780748651771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635276.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book is a study of the psychological and cultural impact of the Cold War on the imaginations of citizens in the UK and US. It examines writers working at the hazy borders between aesthetic ... More


Disintegration? 1960–70

Simon J. Potter

in Broadcasting Empire: The BBC and the British World, 1922-1970

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199568963
eISBN:
9780191741821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568963.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

As Director-General, Hugh Carleton Greene encouraged the BBC to become more adventurous at home and more commercial overseas. Experimentation and commercialization made the BBC a more dynamic ... More


Continent: Modernism, Geographical Determinism, and the Image of Africa

Jon Hegglund

in World Views: Metageographies of Modernist Fiction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796106
eISBN:
9780199932771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796106.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, World Literature

This chapter explores literary and cultural representations of the continent as an alternative to a world-system of nation-states. It looks at texts by Joseph Conrad and Graham Greene, each of which ... More


Rules

Ron Mallon and Shaun Nichols

in The Moral Psychology Handbook

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582143
eISBN:
9780191594496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582143.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Recent work on the emotions and moral judgment by Jonathan Haidt, James Blair, and Joshua Greene has done much to revive a sentimentalist tradition of thinking about moral psychology. This chapter ... More


Ghosts inside the ‘Island Fortress’

Patrick Deer

in Culture in Camouflage: War, Empire, and Modern British Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239887
eISBN:
9780191716782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239887.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 4 examines wartime writers' challenges to official projections of an “island fortress” under siege at the heart of a loyal, but distant empire. During a wartime revival of popular ... More


Murder by Decree

Martin Wiggins

in Journeymen in Murder: The Assassin in English Renaissance Drama

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112280
eISBN:
9780191670749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112280.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

One of the concerns which the stage assassin focused, from Cambises onwards, was tyranny. According to many humanist thinkers, the principal bulwarks against tyranny were a good education and good ... More


Conclusion

Hester Lees-Jeffries

in England's Helicon: Fountains in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230785
eISBN:
9780191696473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230785.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

A brief conclusion considers the case for the ways of reading texts, images, objects, and landscapes that the this book has explored, advocating a modus legendi that is active, participatory, and ... More


Talking Heads, Automaton Ears

Steven Connor

in Dumbstruck: A Cultural History of Ventriloquism

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184331
eISBN:
9780191674204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184331.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

From the earliest times, the history of ventriloquism has been shadowed by the history of attempts to create automata capable of simulating or actually replicating speech. The history of efforts to ... More


The Case Against Religious Liberty

Nicholas Hudson

in Samuel Johnson and Eighteenth-Century Thought

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112143
eISBN:
9780191670671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112143.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses the question of religious liberty for nonconformists. Based on a detailed contextual study of this question, it is suggested that individuals must agree with both Chester F. ... More


The Burden of Memory in Vietnam Literature

Robert D. Schulzinger

in A Time for Peace: The Legacy of the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195365924
eISBN:
9780199851966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365924.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The vast literature of the Vietnam War reflects the many conflicting and unresolved emotions of the era. Memories of the brutality of combat and the furious disagreements at home over the wisdom of ... More


The Schoolmistress (1837–1838)

Charles Capper

in Margaret Fuller

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195092677
eISBN:
9780199854264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092677.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the life and career of Margaret Fuller during the period from 1837 to 1838. It describes her teaching at the Greene Street School in Providence, Rhode Island, and her ... More


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