Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature

Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature is a magazine specializing in Literature topics.

Articles from Vol. 62, No. 3, Spring

"Death Is at the Elbow": The Loved One and Love among the Ruins
In 1946, Evelyn Waugh wrote a letter to W. N. Roughead, partner at the firm of his literary agent A. D. Peters, enclosing a short exegesis of the seventeenth-century metaphysical poem Wishes. To his (supposed) Mistresse" by Richard Crashaw. In the...
"Kissing the Bricks" and Fly-Fishing for God: Teaching Literature as Spiritual Discipline
THE first question my title might suggest is, Why use the term "spiritual to describe the teaching of literature? Raymond Williams once famously said that culture was one of the hardest words in English to define. Nowadays, "spirituality" is similarly...
Marian Devotion and Religious Paradox in Sor Juana Ines De la Cruz
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] By beautiful contradictions adorned, The Queen is assumed into Heaven... [De hermosas contradicciones sube hoy la Reina adornada ... ] --Sor Juana, Carol 253 (For the Feast of the Assumption) (1) Sor Juana...
The Remembrance of Things Past: Going Home in Greene's England Made Me
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] "I know we haven't a home. It's a manner of speaking." --Greene, England Made Me 184 CRITICALLY overlooked but powerfully relevant to present times, Graham Greene s England Made Me depicts a sterile world that dismisses...