2018 Annual Meeting, Nov 17-20

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2018 Regional Meetings

Open Call for Papers:

Eastern International
Deadline: February 1

Deadline: January 16

New England-Maritimes
Deadline: January 17

Pacific Northwest
Deadline: January 19

Upper Midwest
Deadline: January 12

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New England-Maritimes



Moses in America: The Cultural Uses of Biblical Narrative

Wright, Melanie J.



This book explores the retelling of the life of Moses in three twentieth century American narratives: Lincoln Steffens’s Moses in Red, Zora Neale Hurston’s Moses, Man of the Mountain, and Cecil B. DeMille’s film, The Ten Commandments. Wright’s analysis reveals that the figure of Moses has strong currency in American culture at many levels.

Additional Information

  • Hardback
  • 184 Pages
  • Published: November 2002
  • ISBN: 0195152263
  • Series: Cultural Criticism

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