Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 January 2019

288 Pages | 28 halftones

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198828570

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A Grain of Faith

Religion in Mid-Century British Literature

Allan Hepburn

Oxford Mid-Century Studies Series

  • Studies the rise of religious feeling in mid-century Britain and outlines the ways that writers thought about spiritual life
  • Discusses Ronald Niebuhr, Paul Tillich, Jacques Maritain, Graham Greene, Muriel Spark, Barbara Pym, Louis MacNeice, T. S. Eliot, and C. S. Lewis and offers new material by MacNeice and Spark
  • Draws on contemporary pamphlets, radio broadcasts, writers' archives, architectural history, as well as some painting and photography