Conversion Narratives in Early Modern England : Tales of Turning.

By: Shinn, AbigailMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandEarly Modern Literature in History Ser: Publisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (262 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319965772Subject(s): Conversion in literature | English literature-Early modern, 1500-1700-History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Conversion Narratives in Early Modern England : Tales of TurningDDC classification: 820.938248240903 LOC classification: PN1-PN6790Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Chapter 1 Introduction: Tales of Turning -- Chapter 2 Take Up and Read: The Convert and the Book -- Bibles in Parts and the Converted Reader -- 'How To' Guides to Conversion -- Exemplary Converts and Proselytising in Print -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3 Converting Souls and Words: Tropes, Eloquence and Translation -- Persuading the Soul to Move: The Power of Metaphor and Simile -- The Eloquent Convert -- 'Thou Art Translated' -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4 Narrative Topographies and the Geographies of Conversion -- 'Base and Vulgar Spirits Houer Still About Home': How to Travel -- Curiosity and the Convert: The Magnetism of Rome -- Mad Gadabouts and Prodigal Sons -- Memory and Perpetual Motion -- Conclusion -- Chapter 5 Witnessing the Body: Corporeal Conversions -- Bodies of Proof -- Body Language: Gesture and Deportment -- Weeping and Eating -- Choreographing Conversion -- Conclusion -- Chapter 6 Conclusion: Bunyan's Turn -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Chapter 1 Introduction: Tales of Turning -- Chapter 2 Take Up and Read: The Convert and the Book -- Bibles in Parts and the Converted Reader -- 'How To' Guides to Conversion -- Exemplary Converts and Proselytising in Print -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3 Converting Souls and Words: Tropes, Eloquence and Translation -- Persuading the Soul to Move: The Power of Metaphor and Simile -- The Eloquent Convert -- 'Thou Art Translated' -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4 Narrative Topographies and the Geographies of Conversion -- 'Base and Vulgar Spirits Houer Still About Home': How to Travel -- Curiosity and the Convert: The Magnetism of Rome -- Mad Gadabouts and Prodigal Sons -- Memory and Perpetual Motion -- Conclusion -- Chapter 5 Witnessing the Body: Corporeal Conversions -- Bodies of Proof -- Body Language: Gesture and Deportment -- Weeping and Eating -- Choreographing Conversion -- Conclusion -- Chapter 6 Conclusion: Bunyan's Turn -- Bibliography -- Index.

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