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The great code : the Bible and literature / Northrop Frye.

Author/Creator:
Frye, Northrop.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1982.
Format/Description:
Book
xxiii, 261 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Bible and literature.
Childrens subjects:
Bible and literature.
Summary:
An examination of the influence of the Bible on Western art and literature and on the Western creative imagination in general. Frye persuasively presents the Bible as a unique text distinct from all other epics and sacred writings. “No one has set forth so clearly, so subtly, or with such cogent energy as Frye the literary aspect of our biblical heritage” (New York Times Book Review).
Contents:
The order of words
Language I
Myth I
Metaphor I
Typology I
The order of types
Typology II: phases of revelation
Metaphor II: imagery
Myth II: narrative
Language II: rhetoric.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Conference on Christianity & Literature Book of the Year Award, Winner, 1982
Local notes:
Potok Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Adena Potok.
Potok Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Potok Collection copy has autograph of "Chaim Potok 1982".
Potok Collection copy has pages 76-80 from Commentary August 1982 laid in.
Potok Collection copy is "B" printing.
Potok Collection copy has underlines and marginal marks.
Penn Provenance:
Potok, Adena (donor) (Potok Collection copy)
Potok, Chaim (autograph) (Potok Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1982
Contributor:
The Library of Chaim Potok (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Frye, Northrop. Great code.
ISBN:
015136902X
9780151369027
0774701366
9780774701365
9780156027809
0156027801
OCLC:
7975883
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