The Resource The relation of my imprisonment : a fiction, (electronic resource)

The relation of my imprisonment : a fiction, (electronic resource)

Label
The relation of my imprisonment : a fiction
Title
The relation of my imprisonment
Title remainder
a fiction
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Relation of My Imprisonment is a work of fiction utilizing a form invented in the seventeenth century by imprisoned Puritan divines. Designed to be exemplary, works of this type were aimed at brethren outside the prison walls and functioned primarily as figurative dramatization of the test of faith all true believers must endure. These "relation," framed by scripture and by a sermon explicating the text, were usually read aloud in weekly or monthly installments during religious services. Utterly sincere and detailed recounting of suffering, they were nonetheless highly artificial. To use the form self-consciously, as Russell Banks has done, is not to parody it so much as to argue good-humoredly with the mind it embodies, to explore and, if possible, to map the limits of that mind, the more intelligently to love it
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1940-
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Banks, Russell
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Prisoners
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The relation of my imprisonment : a fiction, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11916673
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11916673
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11916673
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11916673
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The relation of my imprisonment : a fiction, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11916673
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11916673
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11916673
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11916673
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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