Monthly Archives: May 2016

New member book on Myth and Gospel in the Fiction of John Updike

John McTavish, whom John Updike Society members know from past conferences, has published a book on Myth and Gospel in the Fiction of John Updike with Cascade Books, an imprint of Wipf and Stock Publishers. McTavish, a minister of the … Continue reading

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Schlemiel Theory website considers comic, tragic literary pain

Updike is the topic again at The Home of Schlemiel Theory: The Place Where the Laugh Laughs at the Laugh, and this time blogger Menachem Feuer writes “On Literary Pain: Comic and Tragic (From John Updike and Franz Kafka to … Continue reading

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Monograph on writers and religion includes Updike

John Updike Society member Liliana M. Naydan, Assistant Professor of English and Writing Program Coordinator at Penn State Abington, has recently published a book on writers and religion that includes (not surprisingly) a chapter on Updike. According to the Amazon.com … Continue reading

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