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American Studies

1999

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Giving The Devil His Due: Leeching And Edification Of Spirit In The Scarlet Letter And The Witches Of Eastwick, James Plath Oct 1999

Giving The Devil His Due: Leeching And Edification Of Spirit In The Scarlet Letter And The Witches Of Eastwick, James Plath

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The essays collected here evaluate the religious dimension of Updike's prodigious literary vision, looking broadly at Updike's understanding of religion in ordinary human experience, in the context of historic Christianity, and in contemporary American culture.