The Resource The Bible and literature : the basics, Norman W. Jones

The Bible and literature : the basics, Norman W. Jones

Label
The Bible and literature : the basics
Title
The Bible and literature
Title remainder
the basics
Statement of responsibility
Norman W. Jones
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Bible and Literature: The Basics provides an interpretive framework for understanding the significance of biblical allusions in literature - even for readers who have little prior knowledge of the Bible. In doing so, it surveys the Bible's influence on a broad range of English, American, and other Anglophone literatures from a variety of historical periods. It also offers a'greatest hits'tour of the Bible focuses as much on 20th- and 21st-century literatures as on earlier periods addresses the Bible's relevance to contemporary issues in literary criticism such as poststructuralist, postcolonial, feminist, queer, and narrative theories includes discussion questions for each chapter and annotated suggestions for further reading This book explains why readers need a basic knowledge of the Bible in order to understand and appreciate key aspects of Anglophone literary traditions
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
809/.93522
Index
index present
LC call number
BN56.B5
LC item number
J66 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The basics
Label
The Bible and literature : the basics, Norman W. Jones
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 166-167) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the Bible as witness to the power of stories -- Wrestling with God: the Bible as an untellable tale -- Friends, family, and lovers: a familiar God -- Crime and punishment -- Unexpected heroes and miraculous recreations -- The words and their afterlives -- Conclusion: a secular age?
Control code
ocn930083227
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (172 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317539001
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34853145
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)930083227
  • ebl1317539001

Library Locations

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