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Literary paths to religious understanding

G. Douglas Atkins

Literary paths to religious understanding

essays on Dryden, Pope, Keats, George Eliot, Joyce, T.S. Eliot, And E.B. White

by G. Douglas Atkins

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- History and criticism,
  • Christianity and literature,
  • Christianity in literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementG. Douglas Atkins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR145 .A75 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23213196M
    ISBN 109780230621473
    LC Control Number2009016315

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