Words with power: being a second study of "the Bible and literature"
Frye continues his exploration, begun in The Great Code, of the influence of Biblical themes and forms of expression on Western literature, with discussions of authors ranging from Chaucer and Shakespeare to Yeats and Eliot. Frye identifies four key elements found in the Bible-the mountain, the garden, the cave, and the furnace-and describes how they recur in later secular writings. Indices.
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Not the easiest of reads but very rewarding for those who make it through. Must however have a thorough knowledge of the Bible and have read a good deal of other literature as well. I had a lot of deep insights reading sections of this book. Helpful for Christians too. Read full review
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In his introduction to The Great Code ( LJ 6/1/82), Frye promised a sequel to his work on "the Bible and literature.'' Here is the promised volume, though it is not an entirely new book. In Part 1 ... Read full review
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Concern and Myth
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Words With Power: Being a Second Study of 'The Bible and Literature'
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