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Mysticism and the Mid-Century Novel, Hardback Book

Mysticism and the Mid-Century Novel Hardback


This book argues that many of the mid-twentieth century's significant novelists were united by a desire to return the increasingly interior novel to ethical engagement.

They did not seek morality in society, politics or the individual will, but sought to unveil a transcendent Good by using techniques drawn from the canon of mystical literature


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 209 pages, VIII, 209 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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  • Category: Literary studies: from c 1900 -
  • ISBN: 9780230303546

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