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Contents Preface Chapter I. Evil, Sin, and Wrongdoing 1. Evil 2. Sin 3. Wrongdoing Chapter II. Classical and Christian Equivalents of Sin and Evil 1. Greece and Rome 2. Christian Satire 3. Church of England Satire: Swift, A Tale of a Tub Chapter III. Sin and Evil Redefined: The Enlightenment 1. The Popular Stage 2. Graphic Imagery 3. The Aesthetics of Sin 4. The Aesthetics of Evil Chapter IV. Sin/Evil and the Law: The Novel 1. Fielding 2. Dickens 3. Hawthorne and Melville Chapter V. The Demonizing of Sin 1. ¿Sin With the Capital Letter¿: The Supernatural 2. The Supernatural and Moral Values: Henry James Chapter VI. Demonic and Banal Evil 1. Demonic Doubles 2. Those Who Burn and Those Who Rot: Conrad 3. Popeye and Gowan Stevens: Faulkner 4. Pinkie Brown and Ida Arnold: Graham Greene Chapter VII. The Original Evil and the Original Sin 1. Doing-Evil 2. Suffering-Evil 3. Coping with Evil Chapter VIII. Modern Sin and Evil 1. Ideology 2. War 3. Holocaust Notes Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Evil in literature.
English literature -- History and criticism.
American literature -- History and criticism.
Sin in literature.
Religion in literature.