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Topics in Religion and Literature - Apocalyptic Confession and the (North) American Novel

Beginning with augustine's Confessions and the "confession" of a Lakota holy man, Black Elk Speaks (and Walter Benjamin's "Theses on the Philosophy of History") we will explore the meaning of apocalyptic confession in the (North) American novel with reference to the following works: Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian; Flannery O'Connor, The Violent Bear It Away; Chaim Potok, My Name is Asher Lev.


Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Fall Offered?: No Language?: No

Travis Kroeker