Literature and the Bible
Language: en
Pages: 206
Authors: David Bevan
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Rodopi

Books about Literature and the Bible
The Blackwell Companion to the Bible in English Literature
Language: en
Pages: 720
Authors: Rebecca Lemon, Emma Mason, Jonathan Roberts, Christopher Rowland
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-28 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This Companion explores the Bible's role and influence onindividual writers, whilst tracing the key developments of Biblicalthemes and literary theory through the ages. An ambitious overview of the Bible's impact on Englishliterature – as arguably the most powerful work of literaturein history – from the medieval period through to thetwentieth-century
Reading the Bible as Literature
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Jeanie C. Crain
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-09 - Publisher: Polity

This book provides the ideal entry-point to the process of reading, understanding, and assessing what many recognize to be the important and powerful literature of the Bible. The book introduces the tools of literary analysis, including: language and style, the formal structures of genre, character study, and thematic analysis.
Gnomic Literature in Bible and Apocrypha
Language: en
Pages: 114
Authors: Gerson B. Levi
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-01 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

The fragments of the Massoretic text of the Bible, that are gnomic in character, though some of them have been incidentally noted by the commentators, have never been collected. The attempt is here made, therefore, to gather as many as could be recognized and accounted gnomic. When the mass is
The Bible and Literature: The Basics
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Norman W. Jones
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-19 - Publisher: Routledge

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