The Great Code: The Bible and Literature

The Great Code: The Bible and Literature

by Northrop Frye
     
 

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An examination of the influence of the Bible on Western art and literature and on the Western creative imagination in general. Frye persuasively presents the Bible as a unique text distinct from all other epics and sacred writings. “No one has set forth so clearly, so subtly, or with such cogent energy as Frye the literary aspect of our biblical

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An examination of the influence of the Bible on Western art and literature and on the Western creative imagination in general. Frye persuasively presents the Bible as a unique text distinct from all other epics and sacred writings. “No one has set forth so clearly, so subtly, or with such cogent energy as Frye the literary aspect of our biblical heritage” (New York Times Book Review). Indices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156027809
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
01/06/2003
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.68(d)

Meet the Author


Northrop Frye (1912-1991) was professor emeritus at Victoria College, University of Toronto, and the author of many books on literary theory and criticism.

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