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The Bible in English : its history and influence

Author: David Daniell
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of English translations of the Bible, from approximately the fourth century to the present day, explains the work of major translators, the history of influential translations following Tyndale, including Coverdale's, the Geneva Bibles and the King James Bible, and how greatly American translations have contributed in the late twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Daniell
ISBN: 0300099304 9780300099300
OCLC Number: 50982330
Description: xx, 899 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: Before printing --
The Bible in Britain from the earliest times to AD 850 --
The Anglo-Saxon Bible, 850-1066 --
Romance and piety, 1066-1350 --
The Wyclif ('Lollard') Bibles --
Before and after Wyclif : the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries --
Part 2: After printing --
The Greek New Testament of Erasmus, 1516 and after --
The Reformation in England --
William Tyndale?1494-1536 --
After Tyndale --
Coverdale's Bible, 1535 --
'Matthew's' Bible, 1537 --
The Great Bible, 1539 --
Towards the reign of Edward VI, 1547-1553 --
An English plain style, and Bible reading --
The Geneva New Testament, 1557 --
The Geneva Bible, 1560 --
Reformation Psalms --
The Bishops' Bible, 1568 --
Laurence Tomson and the revision of the Geneva New Testament, 1576 --
The Rheims New Testament, 1582 --
'Geneva-Tomson-Junius', 1599 --
Explorers of the Revelation : Spenser and Shakespeare --
The English Bible in America : from the beginnings to 1640 --
The King James version, 1611 --
Printing the King James Bible --
The Bible in England in the seventeenth century --
The consolidation of KJV, 1660-1710 --
The Bible in England and Ireland, 1710-1760 --
More Psalms, and hymns --
The Bible in America to 1776 --
The English Bible against fashionable deism : Handel and Pope as examples --
The English Bible in America, 1777 to the early nineteenth century --
Towards 1769, and after --
Mathew Carey and the American Bible flood --
The nineteenth-century bible in Britain, and two artists --
The English Revised Version, 1870-85 --
The English Bible in America, 1841-1899 --
Bible translation into English in the twentieth century.
Responsibility: David Daniell.
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The extraordinary story of the Bible in England from approximately the fourth century, and its later translation into English in Britain and America up to the 21st century. It charts the profound  Read more...

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