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The people and the Book

the revolutionary impact of the English Bible, 1380-1611

by Derek Wilson

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Published by Barrie and Jenkins in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Bible -- Influence,
    • Great Britain -- History -- 1066-1687

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Derek Wilson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBS538.7 .W54
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 182 p. ;
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4949147M
      ISBN 100214200728
      LC Control Number76377183
      OCLC/WorldCa2543700

      People of the Book Geraldine Brooks, Penguin Group USA pp. ISBN Summary From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of March, the journey of a rare illuminated manuscript through centuries of exile and war.. In , Hanna Heath, an Australian rare-book expert, is offered the job of a lifetime: analysis and conservation of the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, which has been. Mythmaking is a motif in People of the Book, because the book takes on a mythic meaning after it survives and is remade over the centuries. The plot of the novel centers on an old book.

      People of the Book traces the harrowing journey of a rare illuminated six hundred year old Jewish prayer book told through the eyes of the people who crafted it and those who saved it from destruction, and the young Australian book conservator who unlocks its multi-ethnic secrets, by the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.. In , Hanna Heath, a young Australian book conservator.   Before you give yourself up to the sweep and scope of People of the Book, the captivating new novel from Pulitzer Prize winner Geraldine Brooks, grab some paper and a ’ll be glad you did. From the opening chapter to the closing page, Brooks crams so many people, places, and events into her ambitious and intricate account of a Jewish prayer book that she leaves you longing .

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Adam Kirsch is the author of several books of poetry and criticism, including Who Wants to Be a Jewish Writer.

and The People and the Books: Eighteen Classics of Jewish Literature. A Guggenheim Fellow, Kirsch is an editor at the Wall Street Journal’s Weekend Review section and has written for publications including The New Yorker and Tablet.

He lives in New York/5(45). The People and the Books is not meant to be a work of innovative scholarship. Rather, it conjures up, through the concrete evidence of these 18 texts, the many different directions Jews have taken as they have struggled with the contradictions between reason and revelation, the ambiguities and perils of living in one diaspora or another, the politics of Jewish existence and the new challenges Brand: Norton, W.

& Company, Inc. The People and the Books shows how central questions and themes of our history and culture are reflected in the Jewish literary canon: the nature of God, the right way to understand the Bible /5.

The books focus on four central topics: God, the Torah, the Land of Israel, and the Jewish people. Kirsch begins pretty much at the beginning with the book of Deuteronomy.

Devoted to law and history, it’s concerned with the major subject of the Israelites’ relationship to the Land of Israel. People of the Book, like her Pulitzer Prize-winning previous novel March, is a tour de force that delivers a reverberating lesson gleaned from history.

It's a brilliant, innately suspenseful structure, and one that allows Brooks to show off her remarkable aptitude for assimilating research and conveying a wide range of by: Start your review of The Novel And The People.

An easy to read analysis of the European novel from a broadly Marxist perspective. The author himself became a Stalinist, and the book was written during the popular front period/5(3).

Inspired by a true story, People of the Book is at once a novel of sweeping historical grandeur and intimate emotional intensity, an ambitious, electrifying work by an acclaimed and beloved author. (Pages ) When the sun had set and darkness sheltered her from the eyes of the curious, Ruth Ben Shoushan walked into the sea, the nameless.

People of the Book is a stunningly beautiful book about another stunningly beautiful book. It fictionalizes the true story of the Sarajevo Haggadah, a unique, year old version of a book read at Jewish Passover Seders.4/5(K).

"A terrific book damning eloquently-argued The People, No documents the furious elite propaganda response to bottom-up political movements that has recurred in uncannily similar fashion at key moments across nearly a century and a half of American history, and is firing with particular venom today." ―Matt TiabbiReviews: Get the latest book news and features fromincluding celebrity-recommended book picks and breaking news about best-selling celebrity authors, from Michelle Obama to Chrissy Teigen.

The bestselling novel that follows a rare manuscript through centuries of exile and war, from the author of The Secret Chord and of March, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Inspired by a true story, People of the Book is a novel of sweeping historical grandeur and intimate emotional intensity by an acclaimed and beloved : Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group.

He is the author of The People of the Book, The Gate Behind the Wall, A Walker in Jerusalem, and Synagogue Life: A Study in Symbolic Interaction (available from Transaction).Format: Paperback. People of the Book, like her Pulitzer Prize-winning previous novel March, is a tour de force that delivers a reverberating lesson gleaned from history.

It's a brilliant, innately suspenseful structure, and one that allows Brooks to show off her remarkable aptitude for assimilating research and conveying a wide range of settings/5(K). The People Books. Latest Book in Series.

People Share with People. By Lisa Wheeler. In this hilariously instructive follow-up to Lisa Wheeler and Caldecott Honor–winning illustrator Molly Idle’s People Don’t Bite People, this cheeky and charming picture book reminds little ones that sharing is caring.

Learning good behavior has never been. In People of the Book—inspired by the true story of the Sarajevo Haggadah—she brilliantly interweaves an epic historical saga of persecution and survival with a powerful modern-day tale of private betrayals and international intrigue.

Discussion Questions. People of the Book is a historical novel by Geraldine story focuses on imagined events surrounding the protagonist and real historical past of the still extant Sarajevo Haggadah, one of the oldest surviving Jewish illuminated texts. The book begins by charting the conflicting meanings of the people, especially in Anglo–American usage, and traces the concept′s development from the ancient populus Romanus to the present day.

The book′s main purpose is, however, to analyse the political issues signalled by the people′s ambiguities. People of the Book/Scripture (Arabic: أهل الكتاب ‎ ′Ahl al-Kitāb) is an Islamic term which refers to Jews, Christians and Sabians.

It is also used in Judaism to refer to the Jewish people and by members of some Christian denominations to refer to themselves. Unless the economy is of the people and by the people it will never be for the people.

This book is for people who want to know what a desirable alternative to capitalism might look like. It is for people who want more than rosy rhetoric and Pollyannaish descriptions of people /5(1). The book's portrayal of divisions between politicians, intellectuals, and the people, It is a prime example of how great literary minds can use the personal to explore the political and its analysis of regime collapse is as compelling as contemporary political science/5().

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of March, the journey of a rare illuminated prayer book through centuries of war, destruction, theft, loss, and love. Inspired by a true story, People of the Book is a novel of sweeping historical grandeur and intimate emotional intensity by an acclaimed and beloved author.A Government by the People Book Summary: Between andmany American states introduced the initiative, referendum, and recall--known collectively as direct democracy.

Most interpreters have seen the motives for these reform measures as purely political, but Thomas Goebel demonstrates that the call for direct democracy was deeply rooted in antimonopoly sentiment.

Following two children who disappear to play in the woods, she finds that this is actually a community of extraterrestrials with mild paranormal powers who are attempting to repress and deny their heritage for fear of arousing prejudice and hatred in their human neighbors.

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