The Bible and Its Rewritings

The Bible and Its Rewritings

by Piero Boitani
     
 

This book examines the Bible and its medieval and modern rewritings. It looks at some of the most beautiful and intriguing scenes from the Old and New Testament and the direct or indirect Re-Scriptures of these by writers such as Chaucer, Shakespeare, and T.S. Eliot as well as by ancient exegesis, catacomb frescoes, and church paintings.

Overview

This book examines the Bible and its medieval and modern rewritings. It looks at some of the most beautiful and intriguing scenes from the Old and New Testament and the direct or indirect Re-Scriptures of these by writers such as Chaucer, Shakespeare, and T.S. Eliot as well as by ancient exegesis, catacomb frescoes, and church paintings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198184874
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile:
1280L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

University of Rome 'La Sapienza'

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