Table of contents for The poetics of transubstantiation : from theology to metaphor / edited by Douglas Burnham and Enrico Giaccherini.

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General Editors' Preface							vii
Notes on Contributors							viii
Editors' Foreword							xi
1	The Riddle of Transubstantiation					1
 Douglas Burnham						
2	Real Accidents, Surfaces and Digestions: Descartes and the
 'very easily explained' Transubstantiation 				11
 Tomaso Cavallo
3	The Transubstantial Bard: Shakespeare and Catholicism		26
 Michael Davies							
4	Transubstantiating the Performance: Towards a Mimetic
 Narrative in Hamlet's Hecuba Scene				44
 Silvia Bigliazzi							
5	Transubstantiating Love: John Donne and Cultural Criticism		55
 Andy Mousley							
6	A 'Deformed' Christianity: Ethical Transubstantiation
 in English Reformation Plays					63
 Nicoletta Caputo							
7	From Substantial Body into Evanescent Ghost:
 the World of James Macpherson's Ossianic 'Fragments'		75
 Laura Giovannelli						
8	Shakespeare as Paraclitus: Transubstantiation in Joyce
 and T. S. Eliot							88
 Francesco Gozzi							
9	Food for the Soul: Reading Mrs Ramsay's Boeuf en Daube		95
 Catherine Burgass						
10	Reformations: Ford Madox Ford and Transubstantiation		104
 Martin Stannard
11	Lost in Translation: Gender and the Figure of the Translator
 in Contemporary Queer Fiction					118
 Emma Parker
12	Conrad and Scola: Transposing the Heart of Darkness into Film	126
 Mario Curreli							
13	RSC 1999: Enter Guilt on the Stage of Conscience:
 The Family Reunion by T. S. Eliot					137	Carla Dente		
14	Embodying the Past: 
 Vocal Transubstantiation in Erri De Luca's Tu, mio			150
 Marina Spunta							
15 Sculptural Transubstantiations: Reflections upon Wax,
 Flesh and Stone, Blood, Bread and Bone				162
 Alison Yarrington						
Bibliography								172
Index									179

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: English literature History and criticism, Christianity and literature Great Britain, Transubstantiation History of doctrines, Catholic Church Doctrines HistoryTransubstantiation in literature, Lord's Supper in literature, Sacraments in literature, Theology in literature, Metaphor