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Author Lamb, Jonathan, 1945-

Title The rhetoric of suffering : reading the book of Job in the eighteenth century / Jonathan Lamb
Published Oxford : Clarendon, 1995
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 329 pages)
Summary This work draws on the "Book of Job" in examining the contradictions in various 18th-century works, such as poetry poetical oratory, accounts of exploration and commentaries on criminal law, which try to account for the relations between human suffering and systems of secular and divine justice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Bible. Job -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History -- 18th century.
Bible. Job -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191673849 ebook