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Mourning and Mysticism in First World War Literature and Beyond: Grappling with Ghosts

  • Fester Einband
  • 256 Seiten
This book traces how iconic writers - including Arthur Conan Doyle, J.M. Barrie, Rudyard Kipling, Virginia Woolf, Wilfred Owen, an... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

This book traces how iconic writers - including Arthur Conan Doyle, J.M. Barrie, Rudyard Kipling, Virginia Woolf, Wilfred Owen, and Aldous Huxley - shaped their response to the loss of loved ones in the First World War through their embrace of mysticism.

Autorentext

George M. Johnson



Inhalt

Preface Introduction: Attachment, Mourning and Mysticism 1. F. W. H. Myers: Loss and the Obsessive Study of Survival 2. Spirit Soldiers: Oliver Lodge's Raymond and Christopher 3. From Parodist to Proselytizer: Arthur Conan Doyle's 'Vital Message' 4. Well-Remembered Voices: Mourning and Spirit Communication in Barrie and Kipling's First World War Narratives 5. 'Mourning, the War, and the 'New Mysticism' in May Sinclair and Virginia Woolf' 6. 'Purgatorial Passions': 'The ghost' (a.k.a. Wilfred Owen) in Owen's poetry 7. ''Misty-schism': the Psychological Roots of Aldous Huxley's Mystical Modernism' 8. After-life/After-word: the Culture of Mourning and Mysticism Bibliography Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Mourning and Mysticism in First World War Literature and Beyond: Grappling with Ghosts
Untertitel: Grappling With Ghosts
Autor:
EAN: 9781137332028
ISBN: 978-1-137-33202-8
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Nature
Genre: Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaften
Anzahl Seiten: 256
Gewicht: 463g
Größe: H216mm x B140mm x T16mm
Jahr: 2015
Auflage: 2015

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