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Maurice Hunt's The Divine Face in Four Writers: Shakespeare, Dostoyevsky, PDF

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By Maurice Hunt

a massive contribution to experiences in literature and faith, The Divine Face in 4 Writers strains the impression of Christian and Classical prototypes in principles and depictions of the divine face, and the centrality of facial expressions in characterization, within the works of William Shakespeare, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Hermann Hesse, and C.S. Lewis.

Maurice Hunt explores either the human craving to see the divine face from post-Apostolic time to the 20 th century, as mirrored in faith, delusion, and literature through writers similar to Augustine, Shakespeare, Hardy and Dostoyevsky, in addition to the importance of the hidden divine face in writings by way of Spenser, Milton, Hesse, and Lewis. a last coda in brief detailing Emmanuel Levinas's procedure of ethics, in accordance with the human face and its encounters with different faces, permits Hunt to target particular moments within the writings of the 4 significant writers mentioned that experience specific moral value.

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