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A poetics of Jesus : the search for Christ through writing in the early nineteenth century

Author: Jeffrey F Keuss
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2002.
Series: Ashgate new critical thinking in theology & biblical studies.
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This study argues for a reading of key texts in the 19th century as an exercise in developing what the author has termed "a poetics of Jesus". He reflects on the works of Anglo-German Higher  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Keuss, Jeffrey F., 1965-
Poetics of Jesus.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2002
(OCoLC)606743880
Named Person: Jesus Christ; George Eliot; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey F Keuss
ISBN: 0754606279 9780754606277
OCLC Number: 48571383
Description: vii, 216 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Writing and Jesus --
An Elective Affinity --
1. Christology as Writing into Rupture --
2. Augustine and the Form of the Subject in/of the Imago Dei --
3. Poetics of the Subject and the Sacred into the Nineteenth Century. Friedrich Schiller and the Mythos of the Human Spirit. Friedrich Holderlin and Empedokles. Goethe and the Morphological Bildung in Wilhelm Meister's Lehrjahre. Hegel and the Unwriting of the Self --
4. Theological Poetics of Jesus Amidst Nineteenth Century Higher Criticism. F.C. Baur and the "Universal yet Particular" Christ of Church History. Ludwig Feuerbach and The Essence of Christianity. David Friedrich Strauss and Mythi in Das Leben Jesu --
5. Victorian Poetics and (Re)Writing Jesus. Figuring Jesus in the Victorian Novel. J.A. Froude --
The Nemesis of Faith. Walter Pater --
Marius the Epicurean. Mrs. Humphrey Ward --
Robert Elsmere --
6. Scenes of Clerical Life --
Images under Erasure. Heidegger Reads Eliot --
the "Possible" of Poetics --
7. Adam Bede --
Poetics of the Possible and Learning to "See" Iconographic Reading --
Chapter XVII and Dutch Realism. (Wo)men in the Garden. A Poetics of Jesus in Adam Bede --
8. The Mill on the Floss --
Transfigurational Writing as Incarnation. The Bildung of Organicism and a Poetics of Jesus. Imitatio Jesus/Imitatio Maggie --
Writing into Transfigurational Flowing. Conclusion: A Poetic Cartography of Grace.
Series Title: Ashgate new critical thinking in theology & biblical studies.
Responsibility: Jeffrey F. Keuss.
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