New PDF release: A Political Companion to Walker Percy (Political Companions
By Peter Augustine Lawler,Brian A. Smith,Ralph C. Wood,Elizabeth Amato,Woods Nash,James V. Schall,Nathan P. Carson,Farrell O'Gorman,Micah Mattix,Richard M. II Reinsch,Brendan P. Purdy,Janice Daurio
In 1962, Walker Percy (1916--1990) made a dramatic front onto the yank literary scene while he gained the nationwide booklet Award for fiction along with his first novel, The Moviegoer. a doctor, thinker, and religious Catholic, Percy devoted his lifestyles to realizing the combined and a little bit contradictory foundations of yank existence as a state of affairs confronted through the wandering and won-dering human soul. His arguable works mixed existential wondering, medical research, the perception of the southern stoic, and real spiritual religion to supply a novel view of humanity's position within the cosmos that ranks one of the best American political thinking.
An authoritative consultant to the political considered this celebrated but advanced American writer, A Political significant other to Walker Percy includes seminal essays via Ralph C. wooden, Richard Reinsch II, and James V. Schall, S.J., in addition to new analyses of Percy's view of Thomistic realism and his response to the yankee pursuit of happiness. Editors Peter Augustine Lawler and Brian A. Smith have assembled students of numerous views who offer an important lens for studying Percy's works. This entire creation to Percy's "American Thomism" is an quintessential source for college students of yankee literature, tradition, and politics.
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A Political Companion to Walker Percy (Political Companions to Great American Authors) by Peter Augustine Lawler,Brian A. Smith,Ralph C. Wood,Elizabeth Amato,Woods Nash,James V. Schall,Nathan P. Carson,Farrell O'Gorman,Micah Mattix,Richard M. II Reinsch,Brendan P. Purdy,Janice Daurio