Israel under the shadow of the Holocaust in David Grossman’s "See Under: Love": a post-religious national entity?
Hartnell, Anna (2010) Israel under the shadow of the Holocaust in David Grossman’s "See Under: Love": a post-religious national entity? In: Carruthers, J. and Tate, A. (eds.) Spiritual Identities: Literature and the Post-Secular Imagination. Cultural Interactions: Studies in the Relationship between the Arts 17. New York, U.S.: Peter Lang, pp. 177-196. ISBN 9783039119257.
Book synopsis: This collection of essays considers the return of the religious in contemporary literary studies. In the twenty-first century it is now possible to detect a new sacred 'turn' in thought and writing. For some writers, this post-secular identity plays itself out in both a recuperation of religious traditions (Catholicism, Puritanism, Judaism) and a re-invention of the religious imaginary (apophaticism, messianism, apocalypticism, fundamentalism). In literary studies, the implications of the post-secular are revitalizing critical engagement with canonical works and fuelling the reclaiming of neglected writings as questions of the construction of spiritual identities come once again to the fore.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|School:||Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Arts > English and Humanities|
|Research Centre:||Contemporary Literature, Centre for|
|Date Deposited:||22 Nov 2011 15:17|
|Last Modified:||07 Dec 2016 15:37|
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