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Trajectories of Mysticism in Theory and Literature

  • Philip Leonard

Part of the Cross-Currents in Religion and Culture book series (CCRC)

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About this book


Trajectories of Mysticism in Theory and Literature is a collection of essays which considers how recent critical theory contributes to debates about mystical and negative theology. This collection draws upon a wide range of material, including Biblical texts, autobiographical, confessional and fictional writing from the sixteenth century to the twentieth century, divinity in English, German, Spanish and French traditions, as well as work on God and metaphysics by Schelling, Weil, Levinas, Derrida, de Ma, Irigaray, and Cixous.


dialogue English English literature fiction Franz Kafka German Jacques Derrida knowledge literature Marx metaphysics physics semantic Spanish Theodor W. Adorno

Editors and affiliations

  • Philip Leonard
    • 1
  1. 1.Nottingham Trent UniversityUK

About the editors

ANA BARRO teaches in the Department of Romance Literatures and Cultures, University of Passau, Germany DAVID L. CLARK Associate Professor, Department of English, McMaster University MATT F. CONNELL teaches Critical Theory at Nottingham Trent University, and the University of Nottingham PETER CONNOR Assistant Professor of French, Barnard College, Columbia University HÉLEN DOMON Associate Professor of French Studies, California State University, Fullerton BERNARD McGUIRK Chair of Romance Literatures and Literary Theory, University of Nottingham JAMES WINCHELL teaches French at The Northwest Academy in Portland, Oregan SHIRA WOLOSKY previously Associate Professor of English at Yale University, currently at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem

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