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Myth and metaphor in Adele Wiseman's fiction : a study in the relationship between ancient texts and modern narrative

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Myth and metaphor in Adele Wiseman's fiction : a study in the relationship between ancient texts and modern narrative

Gordon, Ellen Jean (1992) Myth and metaphor in Adele Wiseman's fiction : a study in the relationship between ancient texts and modern narrative. Masters thesis, Concordia University.

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Abstract

The novel The Sacrifice is discussed as a modern version of the ancient tale of the binding of Isaac found in Genesis 22. The novel Crackpot is contrasted as a metaphor for the creation myth and the Lurianic doctrine of the breaking of the vessels.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > English
Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Authors:Gordon, Ellen Jean
Pagination:vi,115 leaves ; 29 cm.
Institution:Concordia University
Degree Name:Theses (M.A.)
Program:English
Date:1992
ID Code:3746
Deposited By: Concordia University Libraries
Deposited On:27 Aug 2009 19:31
Last Modified:08 Dec 2010 15:34
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