The Conflict between the Religious and Secular Outlook in Graham Greene’s Novels “The Power and the Glory” and “Monsignor Quixote”

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Tatiana N. Gladkova

PhD student at the Chair of Foreign Journalism and Literature, Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia


Section: History of Journalism

The article examines the conflict between the religious and secular outlook in Graham Greene’s novels “The Power and the Glory” (1940) and “Monsignor Quixote” (1982) as well as the features of his writing vision and the ways of expressing the author’s position. It is argued that the latter is expressed indirectly through the plot, composition and artistic details. The novels involve a complex combination of the objectification of what is described by eliminating the author’s open intervention and its subjectification manifested in an aspiration to depict the characters’ individual perception of the world.

Keywords: Graham Greene, “The Power and the Glory”, “Monsignor Quixote”, image of the author
DOI: 10.30547/vestnik.journ.1.2018.141151


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