Literary Epiphany in the Novel, 1850-1950: Constellations of the Soul

Reading literature when it comes to either modern thought and theology, Sharon Kim reports literary epiphany because the revelation of "being" in the British and American novel, with specific awareness to why such awareness of personality is frequently attended by means of the language of spirituality. Epiphany offers an important substitute to standard types of linking the attention, the brain, and the self. This ebook analyzes in what means those epiphanies develop into "spiritual" and the way either personality and narrative form themselves like constellations round such moments. starting with James Joyce, 'inventor' of literary epiphany, and Martin Heidegger, who used the traditional Greek innovations in the back of 'epiphaneia' to re-define the concept that of Being, Kim bargains enticing new readings of novels via Susan Warner, George Eliot, Edith Wharton, Virginia Woolf, and William Faulkner. This e-book has obtained the 2013 booklet of the 12 months Award from the convention on Christianity and Literature.

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