The Bible and Literature (häftad)
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
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annotated ed
Blackwell Publishers
Prickett, Stephen
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530 g
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23:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
The Bible and Literature (häftad)

The Bible and Literature

A Reader

Häftad Engelska, 1999-05-01
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"The three introductory essays they provide are approachable, authoritative and full of meat. The selections from scripture are annotated freshly and stirringly; the commentaries which introduce the literary extracts are models of compression, expanding at a later stage in the mind of the reader, as good teaching should" Julian Thompson, Tutor in English, RPC Oxford "Each biblical passage is carefully introduced, and there is a bibliography for each section. An excellent book!" International Review of Biblical Studies "A welcome addition to our resources at a time when there is an increasing emphasis on literary reading and narrative theology." Journal for the Study of the Old Testament

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David Jasper is Professor in Theology at Glasgow University, Director of the Centre for the Study of Literature and Theology at Glasgow, and general editor of Literature and Theology and International Journal of Theory, Criticism and Culture. He has published widely in the fields of theology and literature. Stephen Prickett is Regius Professor of English Literature at Glasgow University. Co--editor of the Worlda s Classics Bible, his books include Reading the Text: Biblical Criticism and Literature (1991), Words and a The Worda : Language, poetics and biblical interpretation (1986), Origins of Narrative: The Romantic Appropriation of the Bible (1996). He is a member of the editorial board of Literature and Theology.


Preface. Acknowledgements. General Introduction. Biblical and Literary Criticism: A History of Interaction: Stephen Prickett. Literary Readings of the Bible: Trends in Modern Criticism: David Jasper. Part I:. The Creation (Genesis 1--2): John Milton, Paradise Lost. Book VII. Lines 205--216. "The Spacious Firmament on High": Joseph Addison. Biographia Literaria. Chapter XIII: S.T. Coleridge. Choruses from The Rock (VII): T.S. Eliot. D. H. Lawrence, "Let There be Light". The Magiciana s Nephew: C.S. Lewis. Part II:. "In the Beginning was the Word" (John 1:1--18): Justin Martyr, Apology. . Divine Sonnets. No. 4: John Donne. Lectures on Revealed Religion. : S. T.Coleridge. Faust, Part 1: Goethe. The Morgan Maggiore: Lord Byron. Collected Poems No. 1651 ("A Word Made Flesh is Seldom"): Emily Dickenson. "In the Beginning was the Three--pointed Star": Dylan Thomas. Of Grammatology: Jacques Derrida. Part III:. The Fall (Genesis 3:1--3):. The City of God. "Adam Lay in Bondage": St. Augustine. Paradise Lost, Book LX. Lines 655--792: John Milton. Earl of Rochester, "The Fall": John Wilmot. "The Tree of Knowledge": Abraham Cowley. Free Fall: William Golding. Part IV:. The Sacrifice of Isaac (Genesis 22:1--19): Pentateuch with Targum Onkelos, Haphtaroth and Rashia s Commentary. The City of God. 14th Century English Passion Play: Augustine. Religio Medici:Sir Thomas Browne. Tess of the Da Urbervilles: Thomas Hardy. Fear and Trembling: Soren Kierkegaard. Letter of 1921: Franx Kafka. "England, my England": D.H. Lawrence. "The Parable of the Old Man and the Young": Wilfrid Owen. Mimesis: Erich Auerbach. Part V:. Jacob and Esau (Genesis 27:15--35): The City of God: Augustine. John Donne, Holy Sonnets: John Donne. No. XI. Francis Quarles, "On Jacoba s Purchase". The Christian Year: John Keble. Joseph and his Brothers: Thomas Mann. Midnighta s Children: Salman Rushdie. Part VI:. Wrestling Jacob (Genesis 32:22--32): Izaak Walton, The Life of John Donne. . "Wrestling Jacob": Charles Wesley. "Jacob Wrestling with the Angel": Jones Very. "Carrion Comfort": Gerald Manley Hopkins. "A little east of Jordan", Collected Poems: Emily Dickenson. No. 59. "Weeping we hold him fast tonight": Christina Rossetti. "The Struggle with the Angel: Roland Barthes. Son of Laughter: Frederick Beuchner. Part VII: . David and Bathsheba (II Samuel 11:1--13): George Peele, The Love of King David and Fair Bathsabe. . The Prologue to Penitential Psalms: Sir Thomas Wyatt. Absalom and Achitophel: John Dryden. Far From the Madding Crowd: Thomas Hardy. The Scarlet Letter: Nathaniel Hawthorne. God Knows: Joseph Heller. Bathsheba: Torgny Lindgren. Part VIII: . "The Still Small Voice" (I Kings 19:8--13): Dante, The Divine Comedy (Purgatory). . "Living Flame of Love": St. John of the Cross. The Christian Year: John Keble. "Dear Lord and Father of Mankind": John Greenleaf Whittier. The Surrender of a Cockney: G. K. Chesterton. "A Successful Summer": David Schbert. Part IX:. The Lord is My Shepherd" (Psalm 23): Miles Coverdale, Psalm 23. . Psalm 23: Thomas Sternhold. Henry V: William Shakespeare. Psalm 23: George Herbert. Psalm 23: Richard Crashaw. The Pilgrima s Progress: John Bunyan. Psalm 23: Henry Williams Baker. God Knows: Joseph Heller. The Very Model of a Man: Howard Jacobson. "Psalms":. John Hollander. Part X:. "I am a Rose of Sharon" (The Song of Songs): Richard Rolle, The Fire of Love. . Canterbury Tales: Geoffrey Chaucer. (Robinson Edition). "Colin Clout Comes Home Againe": Edmund Spenser. The Doctrine and Discipline of Dia vorce, The Reason of Church Government, Paradise Lost: John Milton. "The Garden": Andrew Marvell. "In the Glorious Assumption of Our Blessed Lady": Richard Crashaw. "The Reflexion": Edward