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by Kathleen M. Swaim

Pilgrim's Progress, Puritan Progress: DISCOURSES AND CONTEXTS download ebook
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025201894X
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978-0252018947
Author:
Kathleen M. Swaim
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University of Illinois Press; First Edition edition (March 1, 1993)
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384 pages
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It draws upon Bunyan's numerous other works to explicate Pilgrim's Progress as a mirror of evolving late seventeenth-century Puritan culture.

For at least the first two centuries following its publication, John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress was among the most formative and beloved books England contributed to the Western tradition, second only to the English Bible in popularity and influence. In this important new study, Kathleen Swaim recognizes Bunyan as a major Puritan cultural figure and Pilgrim's Progress as a multilayered locus of cultural, historical, and theological, as well as literary, systems. It draws upon Bunyan's numerous other works to explicate Pilgrim's Progress as a mirror of evolving late seventeenth-century Puritan culture.

Swaim's study locates Part I of Pilgrim's Progress within the discourses of allegory, myth, the biblical and sermonic word, and the conversion narrative tradition

Swaim's study locates Part I of Pilgrim's Progress within the discourses of allegory, myth, the biblical and sermonic word, and the conversion narrative tradition. It locates Part II within modern social constructions, particularly those of gender, and within contemporary church practices and emerging new modes of representation.

Pilgrim's progress, Puritan progress. discourses and contexts. by Kathleen M. Swaim. Published 1993 by University of Illinois Press in Urbana. History and criticism, English Christian fiction, Christian life in literature, Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages in literature, Puritan movements in literature, Internet Archive Wishlist. John Bunyan (1628-1688).

Pilgrim's progress, Puritan progress : discourses and contexts Kathleen M. Pilgrim's progress, Puritan progress : discourses and contexts Kathleen M. Her work maps shifts of cultural and theological emphasis as Christian's focus on the Word and Protestant martyrdom in Part I (1678) gives way to Christiana's characteristic emphasis on good works and the material reality of the Church in the world in Part II (1684).

Pilgrim's Progress was published on February 18, 1678, by the English Puritan writer John Bunyan (1628-1688). This book is a Christian allegory, divided into two parts. The first is about a pilgrim, called Christian, and his journey to the Celestial City. The second is about how the other members of his family followed after him on pilgrimage. Virtually every colonial home in New England had a copy of Pilgrim's Progress, and it was a best-seller worldwide

Swaim, Kathleen M. Pilgrim's Progress, Puritan Progress. Luxon, Thomas Pilgrim's Progress study guide contains a biography of John Bunyan.

Swaim, Kathleen M. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1993. Trauma and Transformation: The Political Progress of John Bunyan. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2008. Literal Figures: Puritan Allegory and the Reformation Crisis in Representation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995. Puritanism and Literature. Pilgrim's Progress study guide contains a biography of John Bunyan, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. About Pilgrim's Progress. Pilgrim's Progress Summary.

The Pilgrim’s Progress is a Christian allegory written by English Puritan writer John Bunyan in 1678. This seminal work, considered the first novel written in English, is comprised of two parts with no individual chapter divisions

The Pilgrim’s Progress is a Christian allegory written by English Puritan writer John Bunyan in 1678. This seminal work, considered the first novel written in English, is comprised of two parts with no individual chapter divisions. The narrative itself is presented as a dream sequence wherein an omniscient narrator follows the protagonist Christian on his journey from the City of Destruction to the Celestial City. The Pilgrim’s Progress explores themes of faith, salvation, and appearances versus reality.

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For at least the first two centuries following its publication, John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress was among the most formative and beloved books England contributed to the Western tradition, second only to the English Bible in popularity and influence.In this important new study, Kathleen Swaim recognizes Bunyan as a major Puritan cultural figure and Pilgrim's Progress as a multilayered locus of cultural, historical, and theological, as well as literary, systems. Her work maps shifts of cultural and theological emphasis as Christian's focus on the Word and Protestant martyrdom in Part I (1678) gives way to Christiana's characteristic emphasis on good works and the material reality of the Church in the world in Part II (1684).Swaim's study locates Part I of Pilgrim's Progress within the discourses of allegory, myth, the biblical and sermonic word, and the conversion narrative tradition. It locates Part II within modern social constructions, particularly those of gender, and within contemporary church practices and emerging new modes of representation. It draws upon Bunyan's numerous other works to explicate Pilgrim's Progress as a mirror of evolving late seventeenth-century Puritan culture.