Scandalous Truths: Essays by and about Susan Howatch

Scandalous Truths: Essays by and about Susan Howatch


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Johnson (English, James Madison U.) and Huttar (English, Hope College) compile 13 essays about English novelist Susan Howatch and four essays by her, three of which were previously unpublished. They examine her career, and narrative technique, epistemology, writing style, and spirituality in her ecclesiastical novels, family sagas such as Penmarric, and gothic romances. Scholars also apply psychological and feminist theories to her works, and in her essays, Howatch discusses religion, genre, and writing and healing. Contributors are scholars and priests from the US and UK. Distributed by Associated University Presses. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13: 9781575910963
Publisher: Susquehanna University Press
Publication date: 11/01/2005
Pages: 293
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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