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Title After Satan : essays in honour of Neil Forsyth / edited by Kirsten Stirling and Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, 2010.

Subject Devil in literature.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Alt Name Stirling, Kirsten.
Dutheil de la Rochère, Martine Hennard.
Forsyth, Neil, 1944-
Description 1 online resource (vi, 199 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This volume is the result of a collective desire to pay homage to Neil Forsyth, whose work has significantly contributed to scholarship on Satan. This volume is "after" Satan in more ways than one, tracing the afterlife of both the satanic figure in literature and of Neil Forsyth's contribution to the field, particularly in his major books The Old Enemy: Satan and the Combat Myth (Princeton University Press, 1987, revised 1990) and The Satanic Epic (Princeton University Press, 2003). The essa ...
Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; AFTER SATAN; THE SOCIAL HISTORY OF SATAN; SATAN'S POSTERITY; DOMESTICATING THE DEVIL; MEDIATING EVIL; DEVILISH AND DIVINE ECONOMIES IN (AND AFTER) PARADISE LOST; FUNNY AS HELL, OR HUMBABA TO THE RESCUE; GODLY REFLECTIONS; THE DEVIL IN THE PRINTING PRESS; SATAN IN THE NEW WORLD; POE'S POOR DEVILS; THE DEVIL DOESN'T ONLY WEAR PRADA; BECKETT'S EVE; SATAN STRIKES AGAIN; CONTRIBUTORS.
ISBN 9781443823593 (electronic bk.)
1443823597 (electronic bk.)
9781443823388 (hbk.)
1443823384 (hbk.)
OCLC # 823730695
Additional Format Print version: After Satan. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, 2010 (DLC) 2011431289


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