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Publications of Wesley A. Kort    :recent first  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

Books

  1. Kort, W. Shriven Selves: Religious Problems in Recent American Fiction.  Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1972.
  2. Kort, W. Narrative Elements and Religious Meaning.  Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1975.
  3. Kort, W. Moral Fiber: Character and Belief in Recent American Fiction.  Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1982.
  4. Kort, W. Modern Fiction and Human Time: A Study in Narrative and Belief.  Tampa: University of South Florida Press, 1985.
  5. Kort, W. Story, Text, and Scripture: Literary Interests in Biblical Narrative.  University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1989.
  6. Kort, W. Bound to Differ: The Dynamics of Theological Discourses.  University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1992.
  7. Kort, W. "Take, Read": Scripture, Textuality and Cultural Practice.  University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1996.
  8. Kort, WA. C. S. Lewis Then and Now.  Oxford University Press, 2001.
  9. Kort, WA. Place and Space in Modern Fiction.  University of Florida Press, 2004.
  10. Kort, WA. Textual intimacy: autobiography and religious identities.  University of Virginia Press, May, 2012. (Forthcoming, May, 2012)  [abs]
  11. Kort, WA. C. S. Lewis: A Commentary.  Oxford University Press, 2016.

Papers Published

  1. Kort, W. "The End of Time in Kermode and Derrida." Immortality and Human Destiny  (1985): 62-72.
  2. Kort, W. "Human Time in Hemingway’s Fiction."  article reprint; Bloom calls this book a "selection of the best critical essays available upon the work of the twenty most eminent American fiction writers..." (p. ix). American Fiction 1914-1945  (1986): 315-331.
  3. Kort, W. "Exodus and its Biblical Paradigm." Exodus–A Lasting Paradigm  (1987): 72-83.
  4. W. Kort. "Exodus and its Biblical Paradigm." Exodus--A Lasting Paradigm  (1987): 72-83.
  5. Kort, W. "Thomas Hardy and the Limits of Modernism." Morphologies of Faith: Essays in Religion and Culture  (1990): 69-84.
  6. Kort, W. "Learning to Die: Work as Religious Discipline in Updike’s Fiction." John Updike and Religion: The Sense of the Sacred and the Motions of Grace  (1999): 180-191.
  7. Kort, W. "The Chronicles of Narnia: Where to Start." Revisiting Narnia: Fantasy, Myth and Religion in C. S. Lewis’ Chronicles  (2005): 103-113.
  8. Kort, W. "Sacred/Profane and an Adequate Theory of Human Place-Relations." Constructions of Space: Theory, Geography, and Narrative, T&T Clark  (2007): 32-50.
  9. Kort, W. "Reading Places/Reading Scriptures." Theorizing Scriptures: New Critical Orientations to a Cultural Phenomenon, Rutgers University Press  (2008): 220-276.
  10. Kort, WA. ""’Landscape’ as a Kind of Place-Relation"." The Place of Landscape  (2011): 27-44.
  11. Kort, WA. "Scripture as ground and idea." Refractions of the Scriptural: Critical Orientation as Transgression  (March, 2016): 27-33. [doi]

Book Reviews

  1. Lawler, J. "The Christian Image: Studies in Religious Art and Poetry." Una Sancta  vol. XXIII no. 3 (Fall, 1966): 127-128.
  2. Kort, W. "Recent Fiction and Its Religious Implications." Comparative Literature Studies  vol. III no. 2 (1966): 223-234.
  3. Kort, W. "Recent Fiction and the Christian Reader." The Reformed Journal  vol. XVI no. 7 (1966): 17-19.
  4. Updike, J. "Of the Farm." The Christian Century  (January, 1966): 82-82.
  5. William R. Mueller. "The Prophetic Voice in Modern Fiction." Una Sancta  (Winter, 1966): 120-122.
  6. Via, DO. "The Parables: Their Literary and Existential Dimension." The Christian Century  no. q (June, 1967): 753-754.
  7. Kort, W. "The Groundless Glory of Golding’s Spire." Renascence  vol. XX no. 2 (1968): 75-78.
  8. Kort, W. "A Department of Religion in a Non-Confessional Setting." The Bulletin of the American Academy of Religion  vol. V no. 1 (1968): 15-20.
  9. Kaam, AV; Healy, K. "The Demon and the Dove: Personality Growth Through Literature." The Christian Century  (March, 1968): 400-400.
  10. Updike, J. "Couples." The Christian Century  (October, 1968): 1340-1342.
  11. Kort, W. "Christianity and the Arts: The Question of Either/Or." Newsletter of the Conference of Christianity and Literature  vol. XVIII no. 3 (1969): 13-17.
  12. Kort, W. "The Silence on That Side of Tock." Renascence  vol. XXI no. 4 (1969): 207-209.
  13. Fairchild, HN. "Religious Trends in English Poetry, Vol. VI, 1920-1965: Valley of Dry Bones." Newsletter of the Conference on Christianity and Literature  (Winter, 1970): 11-13.
  14. Kort, W. "The Obsession of Graham Greene." Thought  vol. XLV no. 176 (1970): 20-44.
  15. Kort, W. "John Updike’s Fiction: Cross and Grace in Beruf." Anglican Theological Review  vol. LII no. 2 (1970): 151-167.
  16. Seib, K. "James Agee: Promise and Fulfillment." Journal of Modern Literature  vol. I no. 5 (1971): 712-713.
  17. ed, RF. "The Collected Short Prose of James Agee." Journal of Modern Literature  vol. I no. 5 (1971): 712-713.
  18. Alice, ; Hamilton, K. "The Elements of John Updike." Christian Scholar’S Review  (Spring, 1971): 283-285.
  19. Kellog, G. "The Vital Tradition: Catholic Novel in a Period of Convergence." The Christian Century  (March, 1971): 354-355.
  20. Rupp, RH. "Celebration in Postwar American Fiction." The Christian Century  (August, 1971): 1007-1008.
  21. Gunn, GB. "Literature and Religion." The Christian Century  (January, 1972): 69-69.
  22. Vernon, J. "The Garden and the Map: Schizophrenia in Twentieth Century Literature and Culture." Christianity and Literature  (Fall, 1973): 31-33.
  23. Dean, WD. "Coming To: A Theology of Beauty." Journal of the American Academy of Religion  (December, 1974): 784-785.
  24. Kort, WA. "Religion as Story." Religion in Life. Edited by Wiggins, JB.  (Summer, 1976): 255-256.
  25. Langer, LL. "The Holocaust and the Literary Imagination." The Review of Books and Religion  (February, 1976): 5-5.
  26. Kunkel, FL. "Passion and the Passion: Sex and Religion in Modern Literature." Reformed Journal  (October, 1976): 25-26.
  27. KORT, WA. "HORIZONS OF CRITICISM - ASSESSMENT OF RELIGIOUS-LITERARY OPTIONS - RULAND,V." Journal of the American Academy of Religion  vol. 45 no. 4 (January, 1977): 542-545.
  28. Wilder, AN. "Theopoetic: Theology and the Religious Imagination." The Christian Century  (April, 1977): 363-364.
  29. Cheever, J. "Falconer." The Christian Century  (July, 1977): 633-634.
  30. Kort, WA. "Review: Mankind in Barbary: The Individual and Society in the Novels of Norman Mailer." Christianity & Literature  vol. 26 no. 4 (September, 1977): 27-27. [doi]
  31. Kort, WA. "Religion and Modern Literature: Essays in Theory and Criticism." International Journal for Philosophy and Religion. Edited by Tennyson, GB; Edward Ericson, J.  vol. IX no. 1 (1978): 62-63.
  32. Herbert, TW. "Moby-Dick and Calvinism: A World Dismantled." Journal of Presbyterian History  vol. LVI no. 2 (Summer, 1978): 169-170.
  33. Kort, WA. "Images for Self-Recognition: The Christian as Player, Sufferer and Vandal. David Baily Harned." Journal of Religion  vol. 58 no. 3 (July, 1978): 330-332. [doi]
  34. Kort, W. "Paul Ricoeur and the Hermeneutics of Metaphor." Christianity and Literature  vol. XXVIII no. 2 (Winter, 1979): 49-51.
  35. Frank Kermode. "The Genesis of Secrecy: On the Interpretation of Narrative." Christianity and Literature  vol. XXIX (Fall, 1979): 53-55.
  36. Kort, WA. "Review: The Genesis of Secrecy: On the Interpretation of Narrative." Christianity & Literature  vol. 29 no. 1 (December, 1979): 53-55. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  37. KORT, WA. "HUMAN TIME IN HEMINGWAY FICTION." Mfs: Modern Fiction Studies  vol. 26 no. 4 (Winter, 1981): 579-596. [Gateway.cgi]
  38. Kort, W. "Social Time in Faulkner’s Fiction." Arizona Quarterly  vol. 37 (Summer, 1981): 101-115.
  39. Ricoeur, P. "Time and Narrative." Books and Religion Vol. I vol. 13 no. 4 & 5 (1985): 9-9.
  40. Barbour, JD. "Tragedy as a Critique of Virtue." Journal of the American Academy of Religion  vol. III no. 3 (1985): 474-476.
  41. Edwards, M. "Towards a Christian Poetics." Theology Today  vol. XLII no. 1 (1985): 106-110.
  42. Kort, WA. "Kierkegaard and Literature: Irony, Repetition, and Criticism." Christianity and Literature. Edited by Schlecter, R; Markley, R.  vol. XXXV no. 2 (1986): 49-50.
  43. Miller, DC. "Three Faces of God: Traces of the Trinity in Literature and Life." The Christian Century  vol. 103 no. 27 (September, 1986): 817-818.
  44. ed, FM. "The Bible and Narrative Tradition." Criticism: a Quarterly for Literature and the Arts  vol. XXIX no. 2 (Spring, 1987): 245-257.
  45. Kort, W. "Beliefs Americans Share." The Journal of General Education  vol. 39 no. 2 (1987): 85-97.
  46. Kort, W. "Literature und Theologie." Stimmen Der Zeit  no. 2/205 (February, 1987): 93-104.
  47. Kort, WA. "Narrative and theology." Literature and Theology  vol. 1 no. 1 (March, 1987): 27-38. [doi]
  48. Gunn, G. "The Culture of Criticism and the Criticism of Culture." The Christian Century  vol. 104 no. 20 (July, 1987): 600-601.
  49. KORT, WA. "GOD THE ARTIST - AMERICAN NOVELISTS IN A POSTREALIST AGE - GORAK,J." Christianity & Literature  vol. 37 no. 2 (1988): 64-65. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  50. Jan Gorak. "God the Artist: American Novelists in a Post-Realist Age." Christianity and Literature  vol. XXXVII no. 2 (Winter, 1988): 64-65.
  51. Cutsinger, J. "The Form of Transformed Vision: Coleridge and the Knowledge of God." Modern Theology  vol. 5 no. 4 (July, 1989): 401-403.
  52. Mott, WT. "The Strains of Eloquence: Emerson and His Sermons." The Christian Century  vol. 107 no. 16 (May, 1990): 504-505.
  53. Booth, WC. "The Company We Keep: An Ethics of Fiction." Literature and Theology  vol. 4 (November, 1990): 361-364.
  54. Kort, WA. ""Religion and literature" in postmodernist contexts." Journal of the American Academy of Religion  vol. 58 no. 4 (December, 1990): 575-588. [doi]
  55. Randisi, JL. "On Her Way Rejoicing: The Fiction of Muriel Spark." Christianity and Literature  vol. 41 no. 1 (Fall, 1991): 97-98.
  56. Kort, W. "Religion and Literature: Some Methodological Questions." Christianity and Literature  vol. XXIX no. 3 (Spring, 1991): 45-49.
  57. Kort, WA. "The Community of Interpreters." International Studies in Philosophy  vol. 23 no. 1 (1991): 106-107. [doi]
  58. Frye, N. "Words with Power: Being a Second Study of the Bible and Literature." America  vol. 164 no. 13 (April, 1991): 382-384.
  59. DeConcini, B. "Narrative Remembering." The Journal of Religion  vol. 72 no. 3 (July, 1992): 480-481.
  60. Kort, WA. "Narrative Remembering. Barbara DeConcini." Journal of Religion  vol. 72 no. 3 (July, 1992): 480-481. [doi]
  61. Levinson, HS. "Santayana, Pragmatism, and the Spiritual Life." The Christian Century  vol. 110 no. 9 (March, 1993): 301-302.
  62. Hirsch, DH. "The Deconstruction of Literature: Criticism after Auschwitz." Literature and Theology  vol. VII no. 3 (September, 1993): 317-318.
  63. Banion, JDO. "Reorienting Rhetoric: The Dialectic of List and Story." Literature and Theology  vol. XIII no. 2 (June, 1994): 223-224.
  64. Bernstein, JM. "The Fate of Art: Aesthetic Alienation from Kant to Derrida and Adorno." Literature and Theology  vol. VIII no. 2 (June, 1994): 224-225.
  65. Edgerton, WD. "The Passion of Interpretation." Interpretation: a Journal of Bible and Theology  vol. XLVIII no. 3 (July, 1994): 306-307.
  66. Kort, WA. "Book Review: The Passion of Interpretation." Union Seminary Review  vol. 48 no. 3 (July, 1994): 306-307. [doi]
  67. Kort, WA. "Shelley and sculpture: The interpreting angel - Shelley,B." Journal of the American Academy of Religion  vol. 64 no. 3 (1996): 710-712.
  68. Bryan Shelly. "Shelly and Scripture: The Interpreting Angel." Journal of the American Academy of Religion  vol. LXIV no. 3 (Fall, 1996): 710-712.
  69. Kort, WA. "People of the Book: Christian identity and literary culture." Church History  vol. 67 no. 3 (September, 1998): 623-625. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  70. Kort, WA. "Redeeming laughter: The comic dimension of human experience." Theology Today  vol. 56 no. 1 (April, 1999): 134-136. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  71. May, JR. "Nourishing Faith Through Fiction." Religion and Literature  vol. 34 no. 2 (Summer, 2002): 111-115.
  72. Kort, WA. "Faith and narrative." Religion and Literature  vol. 34 no. 2 (Summer, 2002): 111-115. [Gateway.cgi]
  73. Kort, W. "African Americans Reading Scripture: Freeing/Revealing/Creating." Christianity and Literature  vol. 51 no. 2 (Winter, 2002): 263-274.
  74. Kort, WA. "Nourishing faith through fiction: Reflections of the 'Apostle's Creed' in literature and film." Religion and Literature  vol. 34 no. 2 (2002): 111-115.
  75. Kort, WA. "Reading Is Believing: The Christian Faith through Literature and Film By David S. Cunningham Grand Rapids, Baker, 2002. 237 pp. $18.99." Theology Today  vol. 60 no. 2 (July, 2003): 245-246. [doi]
  76. Kort, WA. "Narrative, religion and science: Fundamentalism versus irony 1700-1999." Church History  vol. 72 no. 4 (December, 2003): 922-924. [Gateway.cgi]
  77. Kort, WA. "Tolkien and C. S. Lewis: The Gift of Friendship. By Colin Duriez. Mahwah, N.J.: Hidden Spring, 2003. xii + 244 pp. $15.00 paper.." Church History  vol. 73 no. 1 (March, 2004): 217-218. [doi]
  78. Kort, WA. "Houses of Interpretation: Reading Scripture, Reading Culture By David Lyle Jeffrey Waco, Baylor University Press, 2003. 288 pp. $39.95." Theology Today  vol. 61 no. 3 (October, 2004): 386-389. [doi]
  79. Kort, WA. "The Sacred Desert: Religion, Literature, Art, and Culture By David Jasper: Oxford, Blackwell, 2004. 208 pp. $19.95." Theology Today  vol. 62 no. 1 (April, 2005): 116-120. [doi]
  80. Kort, WA. "What and Where is “Religion and Literature” Now?." Theology Today  vol. 62 no. 3 (October, 2005): 400-406. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  81. Kort, W. "Christianity, Literature, and Cultural Conflict in America." Christianity and Literature  vol. 56 no. 3 (Spring, 2007): 463-479.
  82. Kort, W. "Styron’s Corpus and Sophie’s Choice." Contemporary Literary Criticism  vol. 244 (2008): 199-202.
  83. Kort, W. "Styron’s Corpus and Sophie’s Choice." Christianity and Literature  vol. XXX (Winter, 2008): 64-71.
  84. Kort, WA. "The Oxford Companion of English Literature and Theology." Journal of the American Academy of Religion  vol. 77 no. 1 (March, 2009): 151-154. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  85. Kort, WA. "What, after all, is "religion and literature"?." Religion and Literature. Edited by Susannah Monta.  vol. 41 no. 2 (June, 2009): 105-111. [Gateway.cgi]
  86. Kort, WA. "Between Conrad's London and sacred space." Religion and Literature  vol. 42 no. 3 (Winter, 2010): 27-41. [Gateway.cgi]
  87. Kort, W. "Doing "Religion and Literature" in a Postmodernist Mode." Christianity and Literature  vol. 39 no. 2 (Winter, 2013): 193-198.
  88. Kort, W. ""Religion and Literature" in Postmodernist Contexts." Journal of the American Academy of Religion  vol. LVIII no. 4 (Winter, 2013): 575-588.
  89. Shelly, B. "Shelly and Scripture: The Interpreting Angel." Journal of the American Academy of Religion  vol. LXIV (February, 2014): 710-712.
  90. Mueller, WR. "The Prophetic Voice in Modern Fiction." Una Sancta  (February, 2014): 120-122.

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