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Lewis Owens

Lewis Owens is lecturer in the department of Religious Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University College, and is president of the UK branch of the International Society of Friends of Nikos Kazantzakis.

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Creative Destruction : Nikos Kazantzakis and the Literature of Responsibility
By author: Lewis Owens
Product Code: H607
ISBN: 9780865548039
Product Format: Hardback
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This is a detailed, even technical, analysis of Kazantzakis writings, based primarily upon Owen’s research at Kazantzakis’s personal library in Iraklion, Crete. Owens highlights how Kazantzakis was profoundly influenced by the “creative evolution” of Henri Bergson, and how Bergson’s creative evolution was rooted in a notion of God postulated by the mystic Jacob Boehme.