The Damned and the Elect: Guilt in Western Culture

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The stark theological polarities of damnation and salvation have haunted representations of guilt in Western culture for thousands of years. Friedrich Ohly's classic study The Damned and the Elect, first published in English in 1992, offers a comparative cultural history of figures such as Oedipus, Judas and Faust, from antiquity, through the Middle Ages, into modern times. Looking at the works of writers such as Sophocles, Dante, Marlowe, Bunyan, Goethe, and Thomas Mann (and illustrating his ideas with reference to ...

The Damned and the Elect: Guilt in Western Culture 2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521154666

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The Damned and the Elect: Guilt in Western Culture 1992, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521382502

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