Jeremiah's scribes : creating sermon literature in Puritan New England (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Jeremiah's scribes : creating sermon literature in Puritan New England

Author: Meredith Marie Neuman
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2013.
Series: Material texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"New England Puritan sermon culture was primarily an oral phenomenon, and yet its literary production has been understood mainly through a print legacy. In Jeremiah's Scribes, Meredith Marie Neuman turns to the notes taken by Puritan auditors in the meetinghouse in order to fill out our sense of the lived experience of the sermon. By reconstructing the aural culture of sermons, Neuman shifts our attention from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meredith Marie Neuman
ISBN: 9780812245059 0812245059
OCLC Number: 821218332
Description: x, 265 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 Unauthorizing the Sermon 35 --
Chapter 2 Reading the Notetakers 59 --
Chapter 3 Publishing Aurality 101 --
Chapter 4 Crumbling, Collating, and Enabling 140 --
Chapter 5 Narrating the Soul 173.
Series Title: Material texts.
Responsibility: Meredith Marie Neuman.

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By reconstructing the aural culture of sermons in Puritan New England, Neuman shifts our attention from the pulpit to the pew, demonstrating how sermon auditors helped to shape this dominant genre of  Read more...

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