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Thresholds & Testimonies: Recovering Order in Literature and Criticism (The Fall and the Gods) Hardcover – September 1, 1988

ISBN-13: 978-0814319437 ISBN-10: 0814319432

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Product Details

  • Series: The Fall and the Gods
  • Hardcover: 200 pages
  • Publisher: Wayne State University Press (September 1, 1988)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0814319432
  • ISBN-13: 978-0814319437
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.1 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #9,204,132 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Book Description

In Thresholds and Testimonies, Frederic Will presents a hymn to the Great Chain of Being, that metaphor for cosmic order frequently invoked in the eighteenth century.

About the Author

Frederic Will is an independent scholar affiliated with the University of Iowa. He obtained his Ph.D. from Yale University and has taught comparative literature, English, and classics at Dartmouth, Pennsylvania State, Tübingen, and the University of Massachusetts. He is a linguist and a translator. His poetry has appeared in numerous publications, and he is also responsible for a collection of criticism. This volume is the first in his trilogy entitled The Fall and the Gods to be published by Wayne State University Press.

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