Over 15 years in the making, an unprecedented one-volume reference work. Many of today's students and teachers of literature, lacking a familiarity with the Bible, are largely ignorant of how Biblical tradition has influenced and infused English literature through the centuries. An invaluable research tool. Contains nearly 800 encyclopedic articles written by a distinguished international roster of 190 contributors. Three detailed annotated bibliographies. Cross-references throughout.The third acrostic poem is particularly elaborate, since each of the three verses of the stanza begins with the same letter. ... This text inspired the Latin hymn, aquot;Vos Qui Transitis, Si Crimina Flere Uelitis, aquot; a rubric from which heads the MS version anbsp;...
|Title||:||A Dictionary of Biblical Tradition in English Literature|
|Author||:||David L. Jeffrey|
|Publisher||:||Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing - 1992-01|