aller au contenu
The relation of my imprisonment : a fiction Aperçu de cet ouvrage
FermerAperçu de cet ouvrage
Vérifiant…

The relation of my imprisonment : a fiction

Auteur : Russell Banks
Éditeur : Washington, D.C. : Sun & Moon Press, ©1983.
Édition/format :   Livre : Fiction : Anglais : 1st edVoir toutes les éditions et les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
Résumé :
The Relation of My Imprisonment a work of fiction utilizing a form invented in the seventeenth century by imprisoned Puritan divines. Designed to be exemplary, works of this type were aimed at brethren outside the prison walls and functioned primarily as figurative dramatization of the test of fait all true believers must endure. These "relation," framed by scripture and by a sermon explicating the text, were  Lire la suite...
Évaluation :

(pas encore évalué) 0 avec des critiques - Soyez le premier.

Sujets
Plus comme ceci

 

Trouver un exemplaire dans la bibliothèque

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Recherche de bibliothèques qui possèdent cet ouvrage...

Détails

Genre/forme : Fiction
Type d’ouvrage : Fiction
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Russell Banks
ISBN : 0940650258 9780940650251 094065024X 9780940650244
Numéro OCLC : 9853498
Description : 120 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsabilité : by Russell Banks.

Résumé :

The Relation of My Imprisonment a work of fiction utilizing a form invented in the seventeenth century by imprisoned Puritan divines. Designed to be exemplary, works of this type were aimed at brethren outside the prison walls and functioned primarily as figurative dramatization of the test of fait all true believers must endure. These "relation," framed by scripture and by a sermon explicating the text, were usually read aloud in weekly or monthly installments during religious services. Utterly sincere and detailed recounting of suffering, they were nonetheless highly artificial. To use the form self-consciously, as Russell Banks has done, is not to parody it so much as to argue good-humoredly with the mind it embodies, to explore and, if possible, to map the limits of that mind, the more intelligently to love it.

Critiques

Critiques d’utilisateurs
Récupération des critiques de GoodReads...
Récuperation des critiques DOGObooks…

Tags

Soyez le premier.

Ouvrages semblables

Sujets associés :(2)

Confirmez cette demande

Vous avez peut-être déjà demandé cet ouvrage. Veuillez sélectionner OK si vous voulez poursuivre avec cette demande quand même.

Données liées


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/9853498>
library:oclcnum"9853498"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/9853498>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1st ed."
schema:copyrightYear"1983"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1983"
schema:description"The Relation of My Imprisonment a work of fiction utilizing a form invented in the seventeenth century by imprisoned Puritan divines. Designed to be exemplary, works of this type were aimed at brethren outside the prison walls and functioned primarily as figurative dramatization of the test of fait all true believers must endure. These "relation," framed by scripture and by a sermon explicating the text, were usually read aloud in weekly or monthly installments during religious services. Utterly sincere and detailed recounting of suffering, they were nonetheless highly artificial. To use the form self-consciously, as Russell Banks has done, is not to parody it so much as to argue good-humoredly with the mind it embodies, to explore and, if possible, to map the limits of that mind, the more intelligently to love it."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/806464253>
schema:genre"Fiction."@en
schema:genre"Fiction"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The relation of my imprisonment : a fiction"@en
schema:numberOfPages"120"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Fermer la fenêtre

Veuillez vous identifier dans WorldCat 

Vous n’avez pas de compte? Vous pouvez facilement créer un compte gratuit.