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C S Lewis

Author : Bruce L. Edwards
ISBN : 0275991164
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Examines the life and works of the British author and scholar, best known for his creation of "The Chronicles of Narnia" series.
Category: Literary Criticism

Marsilio Ficino

Author : Michael J. B. Allen
ISBN : 9004118551
Genre : Philosophy
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This volume consists of 21 essays on Marsilio Ficino (1433-99), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus-priest who was the architect of Renaissance Platonism. They cast fascinating new light on his theology, philosophy, and psychology as well as on his influence and sources.
Category: Philosophy


Author : Dr Rosemary Jackson
ISBN : 9781134974023
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This study argues against vague interpretations of fantasy as mere escapism and seeks to define it as a distinct kind of narrative. A general theoretical section introduces recent work on fantasy, notably Tzventan Todorov's The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre (1973). Dr Jackson, however, extends Todorov's ideas to include aspects of psychoanalytical theory. Seeing fantasy as primarily an expression of unconscious drives, she stresses the importance of the writings of Freud and subsequent theorists when analysing recurrent themes, such as doubling or multiplying selves, mirror images, metamorphosis and bodily disintegration.^l Gothic fiction, classic Victorian fantasies, the 'fantastic realism' of Dickens and Dostoevsky, tales by Mary Shelley, James Hogg, E.T.A. Hoffmann, George Eliot, Henry James, Joseph Conrad, R.L. Stevenson, Franz Kafka, Mervyn Peake and Thomas Pynchon are among the texts covered. Through a reading of thse frequently disquieting works, Dr Jackson moves towards a definition of fantasy expressing cultural unease. These issues are discussed in relation to a wide range of fantasies with varying images of desire and disenchantment.
Category: Literary Criticism

Fantasy Myth And The Measure Of Truth

Author : William Gray
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131643558
Genre : Fiction
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"This study explores how the 'high fantasy' tradition, from German Romantic writers to Philip Pullman, has transposed spiritual and moral values, once the prerogative of organised religion, into new myths."--[Source inconnue].
Category: Fiction

Whitaker S Book List

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105117258033
Genre : Great Britain
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Pluralism Without Relativism

Author : Joseph C. McLelland
ISBN : UOM:39015082762009
Genre : Christianity and other religions
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The current debate on religious pluralism pits exclusivism against inclusivism, with "pluralism" an uncertain alternative. The thesis of this book is that a new theory is required to relate world religions positively, without reducing them to a lowest common denominator. Thus the question "what is comparable" needs to be re-examined. While a "theory of everything" is not possible for religious data, a "modal" approach allows each religion its own integrity. The traditional Christian claim of uniqueness is balanced by more open resources from within the tradition itself, such as Logos Christology. This has potential cosmic or properly "universal" (as distinct from global) presence. Dogma is examined through scientific and aesthetic models, resulting in a more open approach to world religions. Each may be regarded as a "mode of being" related to transcendence in non-adversarial terms. Joseph C. McLelland is J.W. McConnell Professor of Philosophy of Religion Emeritus at McGill University and Robert Professor of History and Philosophy of Religion Emeritus at The Presbyterian College, Montreal. From 1975 to 1985 he also served as Dean of the Faculty of Religious Studies at McGill University. He is the author of numerous books and articles on philosophical and historical theology, and is the founding editor of The Peter Martyr Library. Among his writings are "Prometheus Rebound: the irony of Atheism, The Clown and the Crocodile, " and most recently, "Understanding the Faith: Essays in Philosophical Theology." Dr. McLelland is a former President of The Canadian Theological Society and Editor-in-Chief of " Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses."
Category: Christianity and other religions


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ISBN : STANFORD:36105007033413
Genre : Fantasy fiction, English
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Category: Fantasy fiction, English

The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : UOM:39015079755107
Genre : Bibliography, National
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Academic American Encyclopedia

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ISBN : UOM:39015053406685
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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A twenty-one volume encyclopedia with 32,000 entries and more than 16,000 illustrations.
Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries


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ISBN : UOM:39015063375276
Genre : Academic libraries
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The New Encyclop Dia Britannica

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ISBN : UOM:39015053532217
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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V.1-12 Micropaedia: Ready reference -- V.13-29 Macropaedia: Knowledge in depth -- V.[30] Propaedia: Outline of knowledge -- V.[31] Index, A-K -- V.[32] Index, L-Z.
Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries