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The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve

The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve( )
Author: Greenblatt, Stephen
ISBN:978-1-84792-272-4
Publication Date:Sep 2017
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Jonathan Cape
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $59.99
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Selected as a book of the year 2017 by The Timesand Sunday TimesHumans cannot live without stories. But one story has proved itself the most durable and hauntingly real of all time.The mythic tale of Adam and Eve has shaped conceptions of human origins and destiny for centuries. Stemming from a few verses in an ancient book, it became not just the foundation of three major world faiths, but has evolved through art, philosophy and science to serve as the...
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Greenblatt, Stephen (Author)
Stephen Greenblatt is a literary critic, theorist and scholar.

He is the author of Three Modern Satirists: Waugh, Orwell, and Huxley (1965); Renaissance Self-Fashioning: From More to Shakespeare (1980); Learning to Curse: Essays in Early Modern Culture (1990); Redrawing the Boundaries: The Transformation of English and American Literary Studies (1992); The Norton Shakespeare (1997); Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare (2004); Shakespeare's Freedom (2010); and The Swerve: How the World Became Modern (2011).

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