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Mysticism and the Mid-Century Novel

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  • James Clements

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Introduction

This book argues that many of the mid-twentieth century's significant novelists were united by a desire to return the increasingly interior novel to ethical engagement. They did not seek morality in society, politics or the individual will, but sought to unveil a transcendent Good by using techniques drawn from the canon of mystical literature

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English literature novel prose society

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