Scandalous truths : essays by and about Susan Howatch / edited by Bruce Johnson and Charles A. Huttar

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Subjects: Women and literature--Great Britain--History--20th century
Howatch, Susan--Criticism and interpretation
Howatch, Susan--Authorship
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Selinsgrove : Susquehanna University Press, c2005
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: 293 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Pt. I. Introduction : Howatch and the academy / Bruce Johnson 13
One story, one voice, one love : the uses of convention and repetition in Howatch's fiction / Bruce Johnson 17
Searching for the elusive truth : the unity of Susan Howatch's career / Charles A. Huttar 38
Romance, desire, and history : the shifting narratives of Penmarric / Sarah Gamble 53
The expanding "I" in absolute truths / Elaine Lux 72
Reading, faith, and the analytic process of the Starbridge novels / Karyn Z. Sproles 100
Alternate languages and abused powers : the sexual, psychic, and spiritual in Howatch's ecclesiastical novels / Gayle Hamilton Gill 122
The lady is the other : women and spirituality in Howatch's Church of England fiction / Bonnie Shullenberger 141
The "hidden" agenda : feminist perspectives in the Starbridge novels / Elizabeth Edwards 168
Julian of Norwich and those ambiguous Starbridge women / Cheryl Forbes 187
Scandalous risks : sex, scandal, and spirituality in the sixties / William Kupersmith, Jan S. Waples 198
Pt. II. Introduction : essays by Susan Howatch / Charles A. Huttar 221
Risks and rewards in writing the saga novel / Susan Howatch 227
The starbridge novels and twentieth-century Anglican theology / Susan Howatch 231
Writing healing : a question of integrity / Susan Howatch 248
Do Christian novels exist? / Susan Howatch 256
Bibliography of works by and about Susan Howatch / Charles A. Huttar 265
Additional Authors: Howatch, Susan
Johnson, Bruce, 1953-
Huttar, Charles A. (Charles Adolph), 1932-
Notes: LCCN: 2005011817
ISBN: 1575910969 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-275) and index
OCLC Number: 59879448
ISBN/ISSN: 1575910969