The Catholic Novel

Is There Any Such Thing?

Richard A. Rosengarten’s review of Graham Greene’s Catholic Imagination by Mark Bosco (Commonweal, January 26, 2007) raised interesting questions about the relations between faith and fiction. In his first sentence Rosengarten refers to “Catholic novelists” and in his second to the “Catholic novel,” as if the one implied the other.

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About the Author

Bernard Bergonzi is the author of A Study in Greene, among many other books of literary criticism.