Literature and Catholicism in the 19th and 20th Centuries

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David Torevell
  • Cambridge: 
    Cambridge Scholars Publishing
    , May
     195 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.


This volume investigates how literary texts have reflected, in ground-breaking ways, distinctive features of a Catholic philosophy of life. It demonstrates how literature, by its ability to capture the imagination, is able to evoke facets of human experience related specifically to a Catholic understanding of life.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

David Torevell is an Honorary Research Fellow at Leeds Trinity University, UK, having previously worked for 18 years in secondary education. His work focuses on religion, philosophy and English literature. He is the author of Losing the Sacred (2000) and Liturgy and the Beauty of the Unknown (2007).



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