Brown, Amy Benson.

Rewriting the word : American women writers and the Bible / Amy Benson Brown. - Westport, Conn : Greenwood Press, 1999. - xiii, 185 p. ; 22 cm. - Contributions in women's studies, no. 172 0147-104X ; .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-178) and index.

The politics and poetics of Biblical revision and contemporary women's poetry -- "'Faith' is a fine invention": Emily Dickinson and H.D. -- "Much madness is divinist sense": the Biblical revision of Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath -- Writing home: the Bible and Gloria Naylor's Bailey's Cafe and Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon -- Last words: feminist Biblical revision and authority.

0313308659 (alk. paper)



Bible--In literature

American literature--Women authors--History and criticism
Christianity and literature--History--United States
Feminism and literature--History--United States
Women and literature--History--United States
Religion and literature

PS147 / .B76 1999

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