Antony Copley's A Spiritual Bloomsbury: Hinduism and Homosexuality in the PDF

By Antony Copley

a religious Bloomsbury is an exploration of ways 3 English writers—Edward chippie, E.M. Forster, and Christopher Isherwood—sought to come back to phrases with their homosexuality by means of engagement with Hinduism. Copley unearths how those writers got here to phrases with their internal conflicts and have been led towards Hinduism by way of friendship or the effect of authorities. Tackling the topics of the guru-disciple dating, their quarrel with Christianity, relationships with their moms and the complicated female, the tensions among sexuality and society, and the allure of Hindu mysticism; this interesting paintings seeks to bare even if Hinduism provided the solutions and achievement those writers finally sought. additionally integrated is a diary narrating Copley's quest to trace down Carpenter's and Isherwood's Vendantism and Forster's Krishna cult on a trip to India.

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