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In a series of long essays, James Wood examines the connection between literature and religious belief, in a startlingly wide group of writers. Wood re-appraises the writing of such figures as Thomas More, Jane Austen, Herman Melville, Anton Chekhov, Thomas Mann, Nikolai Gogol, Gustave Flaubert and Virginia Woolf, vigorously reading them against the grain of received opinion, and illuminatingly relating them to questions of religious and phiosophical belief. Contemporary writers, such as Martin Amis, Thomas Pynchon and ...

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The Broken Estate: Essays on Literature and Belief 2000, Modern Library, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375752636

Trade paperback

The Broken Estate: Essays on Literature and Belief 2000, Pimlico, London

ISBN-13: 9780712665575

Trade paperback

The Broken Estate: Essays on Literature and Belief 1999, Random House (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375502170

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The Broken Estate: Essays on Literature and Belief 1999, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780224052948

Hardcover