Seeking a Sanctuary

Written By Malcolm Bull
Seeking a Sanctuary
  • Publsiher : Indiana University Press
  • Release : 14 August 2022
  • ISBN : 0253347645
  • Pages : 498 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Seeking a Sanctuary written by Malcolm Bull which was release on 14 August 2022, this book published by Indiana University Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: The completely revised second edition further explores one of the most successful of America's indigenous religious groups. Despite this, the Adventist church has remained largely invisible. Seeking a Sanctuary casts light on this marginal religion through its socio-historical context and discusses several Adventist figures that shaped the perception of this Christian sect.

Seeking a Sanctuary

Seeking a Sanctuary
  • Author : Malcolm Bull,Keith Lockhart
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 498
  • ISBN : 0253347645
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Summary : The completely revised second edition further explores one of the most successful of America's indigenous religious groups. Despite this, the Adventist church has remained largely invisible. Seeking a Sanctuary casts light on this marginal religion through its socio-historical context and discusses several Adventist figures that shaped the perception of this ...

The Detective Novels of Agatha Christie

The Detective Novels of Agatha Christie
  • Author : James Zemboy
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2016-03-01
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 0253347645
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Summary : “thoughtful and entertaining...highly useful...achieves its goal”—Booklist “may be the most thorough guide to the 60 novels published between 1920 and 1976...provides thoughtful and helpful commentary”—ARBA “a very worthwhile book for...a good encyclopedic introduction to the world of this most prolific and well loved crime author”--Reference Reviews “...

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Chicano Detective Fiction
  • Author : Susan Baker Sotelo
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2015-03-10
  • Total pages : 235
  • ISBN : 0253347645
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Summary : In his 1985 novel Partners in Crime, writer Rolando Hinojosa introduced homicide investigator Rafe Buenrostro, the first Chicano protagonist in one of the most enduring genres of modern literature. Since that time, Chicano writers have embraced the detective novel, successfully diversifying and refining a traditional Anglo American and British genre. The 21 ...

Booze and the Private Eye

Booze and the Private Eye
  • Author : Rita Elizabeth Rippetoe
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2015-01-24
  • Total pages : 215
  • ISBN : 0253347645
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Summary : The hard-bitten PI with a bottle of bourbon in his desk drawer--it's an image as old as the genre of hard-boiled detective fiction itself. Alcohol has long been an important element of detective fiction, but it is no mere prop. Rather, the treatment of alcohol within the works informs and ...

Ngaio Marsh

Ngaio Marsh
  • Author : Bruce Harding
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2019-06-12
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 0253347645
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Summary :  Considered one of the "Queens of Crime"--along with such greats as Agatha Christie, Dorothy Sayers and Margery Allingham--Ngaio Marsh (1895-1982) was a gifted writer and a celebrated author of classic British detective fiction, as well as a successful theater director. Best known for the 32 detective novels she published between 1934 ...

A Cultural History of the American Novel 1890 1940

A Cultural History of the American Novel  1890 1940
  • Author : David L. Minter
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1996-06-13
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 0253347645
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Summary : This account of America reconstructs literary history as a cultural drama out of which novels and the events emerge as kindred forms of cultural expression....

The Cambridge Companion to the French Novel

The Cambridge Companion to the French Novel
  • Author : Timothy Unwin,Unwin Timothy
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1997-10-28
  • Total pages : 281
  • ISBN : 0253347645
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Summary : A unique and valuable insight into the novel in French over the past two centuries....

British Fiction in the 1930s

British Fiction in the 1930s
  • Author : James Gindin
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-07-27
  • Total pages : 228
  • ISBN : 0253347645
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Summary : British Fiction in the 1930s studies the literary climate of the British 1930s through a critical treatment of some of its influential and socially representative fiction. The works depict, in various ways, a culture under the stress of seemingly insoluble economic and intensifying international dilemmas, a culture that seems betrayed ...

The Case of the Gilded Fly A Gervase Fen Mystery

The Case of the Gilded Fly  A Gervase Fen Mystery
  • Author : Edmund Crispin
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2017-06-01
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0253347645
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Summary : The very first case for Oxford-based sleuth Gervase Fen, one of the last of the great Golden Age detectives. As inventive as Agatha Christie, as hilarious as P.G. Wodehouse, this is the perfect entry point to discover the delightful detective stories of Edmund Crispin - crime fiction at its ...

The Judge Dee Novels of R H van Gulik

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  • Author : J.K. Van Dover
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2014-11-26
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0253347645
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Summary : From 1949 to 1968 author Robert van Gulick wrote 15 novels, two novellas and eight short stories featuring Judge Dee, a Chinese magistrate and detective from the Tang dynasty. In addition to providing the setting for riveting mysteries, Dee’s world highlighted aspects of traditional Chinese culture through his personal relationships with his ...

Telling Stories

Telling Stories
  • Author : Elmar Lehmann,Bernd Lenz
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
  • Release Date : 1992-06-15
  • Total pages : 335
  • ISBN : 0253347645
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Summary : The contributions in this volume are all related to one of Ulrich Broich's main fields of research and teaching, the way stories are told in the various literary genres. The papers range from Chaucer to 20th-century literature; they discuss poems, prologues, plays and novels, French philosophers and English sermons, the ...

Cheap Modernism

Cheap Modernism
  • Author : Lise Jaillant
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-17
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 0253347645
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Summary : We often think of Mrs Dalloway or A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man as difficult books, originally published in small print runs for a handful of readers. But from the mid-1920s, these texts and others were available in cheap format across Europe. Uniform series of reprints ...

Gender Bending Detective Fiction

Gender Bending Detective Fiction
  • Author : Heather Duerre Humann
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2017-02-28
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 0253347645
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Summary : Since the middle of the last century, views on gender norms have shifted dramatically. Reflecting these changes, storylines that involve cross-dressing and transgender characters have frequently appeared in detective fiction—characters who subvert the conventions of the genre and challenge reader expectations. This examination of 20th and 21st century crime ...

American Mystery and Detective Novels

American Mystery and Detective Novels
  • Author : Larry Landrum,Romeo T. Toledo,Larry N. Landrum
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 273
  • ISBN : 0253347645
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Summary : A guide to research on American mystery and detective novels emphasizing the historical development of the genre and major critical approaches to the literature....

Neo Victorian Fiction and Historical Narrative

Neo Victorian Fiction and Historical Narrative
  • Author : L. Hadley
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2010-10-13
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 0253347645
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Summary : Placing the popular genre of neo-Victorian fiction within the context of the contemporary cultural fascination with the Victorians, this book argues that these novels are distinguished by a commitment to historical specificity and understands them within their contemporary context and the context of Victorian historical and literary narratives....