The Bible and Literature in English
Formerly: part of ENGL 409
The relationship between the Bible and the canon of literature in English, and especially intertextual relationships between biblical and literary texts. Topics include the history of biblical translation, the Bible and popular culture, the combination of biblical and classical mythologies in the creation of Western cultural ideals, the impact of biblical interpretation on literary theory. May include literary works by Shakespeare, Milton, Melville, Faulkner, Atwood.
- Credit will be granted for only one of ENGL 464, ENGL 365 (if taken prior to September 1983), ENGL 409.