Michael Mitchell

Hidden Mutualities

Faustian Themes from Gnostic Origins to the Postcolonial

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Edité par Michael Mitchell
Editeur Rodopi - Brill
Distributeur Association de Boccard

Hidden mutualities link the work of major postcolonial writers with Christopher Marlowe’s drama of the Faustian pact – the manipulation of the material world in exchange for the soul – written as the ‘scientific’ world-view was emerging which accompanied the imperial expansion of Europe and has determined the economic and social structures of the colonial and postcolonial world. This fascinating study brings together researches in widely different fields to show how Doctor Faustu ...