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Christianity and the detective story / / edited by Anya Morlan and Walter Raubicheck ; contributors Dale Ahlquist [and fifteen others]



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Titolo: Christianity and the detective story / / edited by Anya Morlan and Walter Raubicheck ; contributors Dale Ahlquist [and fifteen others] Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Newcastle upon Tyne, England : , : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, , 2013
©2013
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (256 p.)
Disciplina: 823.087209
Soggetto topico: Detective and mystery stories, English - History and criticism
Christian ethics in literature
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Persona (resp. second.): MorlanAnya
RaubicheckWalter <1950->
AhlquistDale
Note generali: Includes index.
Nota di contenuto: TABLE OF CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; I: FROM MYSTERY TO MYSTERY; CHAPTER ONE - IS A ""CHRISTIAN"" MYSTERY STORY POSSIBLE?; CHAPTER TWO - NGAIO MARSH''S INNOCENT VICARAGE; CHAPTER THREE - THEODICY AND THE DETECTIVE STORY; CHAPTER FOUR - LOCKED ROOM MYSTERIES FROM THE BOOK OF DANIEL TO LAURIE R. KING; CHAPTER FIVE - MURDER MYSTERY AND HOLY MYSTERIES IN CHARLES WILLIAMS'' WAR IN HEAVEN; II: THE CASE OF DOROTHY SAYERS; CHAPTER SIX - DOROTHY L. SAYERS, THE TRINITY, AND READERS'' RESPONSE; CHAPTER SEVEN - DOROTHY L. SAYERS AND THE THEOLOGY OF GENDER
CHAPTER EIGHT - CONVENTION AND INNOVATION IN THE WORK OF DOROTHY L. SAYERSCHAPTER NINE - JUSTICE IN THE WAR YEARS; III: DETECTIVE AS PROPHET; CHAPTER TEN - THE RELIGIOUS DIMENSION IN H.R.F. KEATING''S UNDER A MONSOON CLOUD; CHAPTER ELEVEN - MORSE, THE CHRISTIAN?; CHAPTER TWELVE - THE DECTECTIVE AS PROPHET; IV: RECENT DETECTIVES; CHAPTER THIRTEEN - ""''WHY'' DOESN''T MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE. IT''S TIME YOU MOVED ON FAITH""; CHAPTER FOURTEEN - ""THE JESUITS TAUGHT ME HOW TO THINK""; CHAPTER FIFTEEN - THE DETECTIVE STORY AND THE QUEST FOR DOWEL; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX
Sommario/riassunto: Christianity and the Detective Story is the first book to gather together academic criticism on this particular connection between religion and popular culture. The articles cover the origin of this relationship in the works of G. K. Chesterton, examine its development through the ""Golden Age"" of mystery writers such as Dorothy L. Sayers, and include discussions of recent and contemporary television crime dramas. The volume makes a strong case for viewing mystery writing as a valid means of p...
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ISBN: 1-4438-6541-9
Formato: Materiale a stampa
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Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910542402603321
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