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Bible and Novel

Narrative Authority and the Death of God

Bible and Novel( )
Author: Vance, Norman
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $99.00
Book Description:

This study seeks to develop a new context for reading later Victorian fiction and for understanding the process of 'secularization'. Norman Vance explores how the novels of George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, Mary Ward, and Rider Haggard acquired greater cultural centrality, just as the authority of the scriptures and of traditional religious teaching seemed to be declining, and offered a new forum for the exploration of religious and moral themes.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christianity / Literature & The Arts
Literary Criticism / Australian & Oceanian
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.474 x 8.775 x 0.842 Inches
Book Weight:0.99 Pounds

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