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The Portable Bunyan

A Transnational History of "The Pilgrim"s Progress" (Translation/Transnation)

by Isabel Hofmeyr

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Translation & interpretation,
  • Translating into African languages,
  • History and criticism,
  • Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages in literature,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Africa,
  • Caribbean islands,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Comparative Literature,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Christian fiction, English,
  • Translations into African lang,
  • Regional, Ethnic, Genre, Specific Subject,
  • 1628-1688,
  • Bunyan, John,,
  • English language,
  • Pilgrim"s progress

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7758750M
    ISBN 100691116563
    ISBN 109780691116563
    OCLC/WorldCa51755825

      A funny retelling of the tallest of tall tales, the rollicking adventures of Paul Bunyan and his great blue ox, paired with the extravegant and lively illustrations of Steven Kellogg. Perfect for read-alouds full of laughter! Do you know who was the largest baby ever born in the /5(12). Paul Bunyan is a giant lumberjack in American and Canadian exploits revolve around the tall tales of his superhuman labors, and he is customarily accompanied by Babe the Blue character originated in the oral tradition of North American loggers, and was later popularized by freelance writer William B. Laughead (–) in a promotional pamphlet for the Red River Nationality: American.

    Hofmeyr, Isabel, The Portable Bunyan: A Transnational History of ‘The Pilgrim’s Progress’ (Princeton, NJ, ) Howsam, Leslie, Cheap Bibles: Nineteenth-Century Publishing and the British and Foreign Bible Society (Cambridge, ) Isichei, Elizabeth, A History of Christianity in Africa: From Antiquity to the Present (London, ). Pilgrim's Progress Mug Inspired by John Bunyan's Book Gift Idea for Pastor Homeschooler - ounce and ounce Coffee Tea Cup PantaloonedPenguin out of 5 stars (5) $

    John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress stands at the forefront of books about Christian faith, second only to the Bible. An allegory telling the story of a man's religious journey in search of salvation, it is a tale worth reading for those interested. Pilgrim’s Progress Progress: How a Novel Can Affect an Entire Culture’s Communication Abstract In this discussion ofThe Pilgrim’s Progress, three main areas will be explored as ways to show why this book is so worthy of communication study and why it has endured for so : Bruce Kuiper.


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