Words With Power: Being A Second Study "The Bible And Literature"

by Northrop Frye

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780156983655
  • ISBN-10: 0156983656
  • Pages: 372
  • Publication Date: 04/15/1992
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    Frye continues his exploration, begun in The Great Code, of the influence of Biblical themes and forms of expression on Western literature, with discussions of authors ranging from Chaucer and Shakespeare to Yeats and Eliot. Frye identifies four key elements found in the Bible-the mountain, the garden, the cave, and the furnace-and describes how they recur in later secular writings. Indices.

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