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Routledge Revivals: God, Literature and Process Thought (2002)

1st Edition

Edited by Darren J. N. Middleton


276 pages

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Originally published in 1981 God, Literature and Process Thought looks at the use of God in writing, as a part of the creative advance, immersed in the processes of reality and affected by events in the world. This edited collection outlines and promotes the novel view that there is much to be gained when those who value the insights of process thought ‘encounter’ the many and varied writers of literature and literary theory, as well as celebrating process poesis, a fresh way of reflecting theologically and philosophically that takes account of literary forms and promises to transform creatively the very structure of process thought today.

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors

Introduction: Literary Art and Relationality, Darren J.N. Middleton

Part I: Process Thought and Literary Theory

1. Reading in the Modern Wake, Andrew W. Hass

2. Derrida and Whitehead, Timothy Mooney

3. Concretizing Concrete Experience, Santiago Sia

4. Whitehead’s Hermeneutical Cosmology, René P.H. Munnik

Part II: Process Thought and Literature

5. Suffering and Surrender in the Midst of Divine Persuasion, Aliman Sears

6. Promethean Atheism, Barry L. Whitney

7. Sticky Evil: Macbeth and the Karma of the Equivocal, William Desmond

8. Graham Greene’s Teilhardian Vision, Darren J.N. Middleton

9. Nikos Kazantzakis, Bergson and God, Daniel A. Dombrowski

10. Jacob Boehme and the Romantic Roots of Process Thought, Lewis Owens

11. Denise Levertov’s Poetics of Process, Bobby Caudle Rogers

Part III: Process Poesis

12. A Place and a Moment: One Poem about Becoming, Christina K. Hutchins



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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LITERARY CRITICISM / Modern / 18th Century