The Routledge Companion to Literature and Religion, Hardback Book

The Routledge Companion to Literature and Religion Hardback

Edited by Mark Knight

Part of the Routledge Literature Companions series


This unique and comprehensive volume looks at the study of literature and religion from a contemporary critical perspective.

Including discussion of global literature and world religions, this Companion looks at:Key moments in the story of religion and literary studies from Matthew Arnold through to the impact of 9/11A variety of theoretical approaches to the study of religion and literatureDifferent ways that religion and literature are connected from overtly religious writing, to subtle religious readingsAnalysis of key sacred texts and the way they have been studied, re-written, and questioned by literaturePolitical implications of work on religion and literatureThoroughly introduced and contextualised, this volume is an engaging introduction to this huge and complex field.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 454 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: general
  • ISBN: 9780415834056



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