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Author Douglas, Christopher, 1968- author.

Title If God meant to interfere : American literature and the rise of the Christian right / Christopher Douglas.

Publication Info. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2016.

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Description 1 online resource
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Multiculturalism, secularization, resurgence -- The poisonwood Bible's multicultural graft -- Christian multiculturalism in Marilynne Robinson's Gilead -- Recapitulation and religious indifference in The plot against America -- Thomas Pynchon's prophecy -- Science and religion in Carl Sagan's Contact -- Evolution and theodicy in Blood meridian -- The postmodern gospel according to Dan.
Summary "Proposes to solve the question of how contemporary American literature has registered--or has failed to register--what is one of the most important cultural paradigm shifts of the postwar period, the astonishing expansion and empowerment of fundamentalist and conservative evangelical and Christianity in the United States"-- Author's university Web page.
Language In English.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Christianity in literature.
Fundamentalism in literature.
Evangelicalism in literature.
Christianity and literature -- United States -- History.
Christian conservatism -- United States -- History.
Religious right -- United States -- History.
Chronological Term 1900-2099
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Douglas, Christopher, 1968- If God meant to interfere. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2016 9781501702112 (DLC) 2015043533 (OCoLC)927381695
ISBN 9781501703539 (electronic bk.)
1501703536 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 10.7591/9781501703539