Pen of iron : American prose and the King James Bible /

In this book, biblical translator and literary critic Robert Alter traces some of the fascinating ways that American novelists--from Melville, Hemingway, and Faulkner to Bellow, Marilynne Robinson, and Cormac McCarthy--have drawn on the rich stylistic resources of the canonical English Bible to fash...

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Main Author: Alter, Robert.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2010.
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