A History of the English Bible as Literature / Edition 1

A History of the English Bible as Literature / Edition 1

by David Norton
     
 

This book, first published in 2000, explores 500 years of religious and literary ideas contained in the King James Bible.See more details below

Overview

This book, first published in 2000, explores 500 years of religious and literary ideas contained in the King James Bible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521778077
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2011
Series:
A History of the Bible as Literature Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
524
Sales rank:
1,445,901
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

1. Creators of English; 2. From the Great Bible to the Rheims-Douai Bible: arguments about language; 3. The King James Bible; 4. Literary implications of Bible presentation; 5. The struggle for acceptance; 6. The Psalter in verse and poetry; 7. The eloquentest book in the world'; 8. Writers and the Bible 1: Milton and Bunyan; 9. The early eighteenth century and the KJB; 10. Mid-century; 11. The critical rise of the KJB; 12. Writers and the Bible 2: the Romantics; 13. Literary discussion to mid-victorian times; 14. The revised version; 15. 'The Bible as literature'; 16. The later reputation of the KJB; 17. The New English Bible.

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