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The Catholic Imagination in American Literature

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In this well-written and comprehensive volume on Catholic writing in the United States, Ross Labrie focuses on works that meet three criteria: high intellectual and artistic achievement, authorship by a practicing Roman Catholic, and a focus on Catholic themes. Labrie begins with a discussion of the Catholic imagination and sensibility and considers the relationship ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published April 1st 1997 by University of Missouri
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Dec 19, 2008 Debra rated it really liked it
Shelves: fiction, history
While there was nothing particularly new in Labrie's insights on the subject, it seemed a thorough overview of some of the leading figures in American Catholic fiction and poetry. I especially enjoyed the chapter on Orestes Brownson, whom I had read in college History classes, but haven't touched since--that must be remedied!
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