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… See more details below

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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.

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ISBN-13:
9780156027809
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
01/06/2003
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
909,360
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.68(d)

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