Adversity and grace : studies in recent American literature / by Preston M. Browning, Jr. [and others] Edited by Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
Contributor(s): Scott, Nathan A [ed.] | Browning, Preston MMaterial type: TextSeries: Essays in divinity, v. 4Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, Description: x, 269 p. ; 24 cmSubject(s): American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Christianity in literatureLOC classification: PS228.C5 | A3
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Most of the papers, in condensed version, were delivered at the alumni conference, Nov. 28-30, 1966, celebrating the 75th anniversary of the University of Chicago and the 100th anniversary of its Divinity School.
Introduction: theology and the literary imagination / Nathan A. Scott, Jr. -- Sola Gratia--the principle of Bellow's fiction / Nathan A. Scott, Jr. -- Bernard Malamud and the high cost of living / Giles B. Gunn -- Comic escape and anti-vision: the novels of Joseph Heller and Thomas Pynchon / John W. Hunt -- J.D. Salinger: the artist's struggle to stand on holy ground / James T. Livingston -- Flannery O'Connor and the grotesque recovery of the holy / Preston M. Browning, Jr. -- J.F. Powers and secularity / Maynard Kaufman -- The voices of tragedy in the novels of William Styron / Gunnar Urang -- The two roles of Norman Mailer / David Hesla -- Epilogue: faith and the literary imagination--the vocation of poetry / Henry Rago.