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Bible in the American Short Story (Hardcover) (Lesleigh Cushing Stahlberg & Peter S. Hawkins)

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The Bible in the American Short Story examines Biblical influences in the post-World War II American short story. In a series of accessible chapters, Lesleigh Cushing Stahlberg and Peter S. Hawkins offer close-readings of short stories by leading contemporary writers such as Flannery O'Connor, Allegra Goodman, Tobias Wolff and Julia Valdez Quade that highlight the biblical passages that they reference. Exploring episodes from the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament and both Jewish and Christian heritages, this book is an important contribution to understanding the influence of the Bible in contemporary literature.
Number of Pages: 234
Genre: Literary Criticism, Religion + Beliefs
Series Title: New Directions in Religion and Literature
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Author: Lesleigh Cushing Stahlberg & Peter S. Hawkins
Language: English
Street Date: November 2, 2017
TCIN: 51757787
UPC: 9781474237161
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-9932
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