Moses in America: The Cultural Uses of Biblical Narrative

Moses in America: The Cultural Uses of Biblical Narrative

by Melanie Jane Wright
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195152263

ISBN-13: 9780195152265

Pub. Date: 11/14/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book explores the retelling of the life of Moses in three 20th-century American narratives: Moses in Red, by Lincoln Steffens; Moses, Man of the Mountain, by Zora Neale Hurston; and Cecil B. DeMille's film, The Ten Commandments. Wright's analysis reveals that the figure of Moses has strong currency in American culture at many levels.

Overview

This book explores the retelling of the life of Moses in three 20th-century American narratives: Moses in Red, by Lincoln Steffens; Moses, Man of the Mountain, by Zora Neale Hurston; and Cecil B. DeMille's film, The Ten Commandments. Wright's analysis reveals that the figure of Moses has strong currency in American culture at many levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195152265
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/14/2002
Series:
AAR Cultural Criticism Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 5.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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