Giving the Devil His Due: Leeching and Edification of Spirit in The Scarlet Letter and The Witches of Eastwick

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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.
Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationJohn Updike and Religion: The Sense of the Sacred and the Motions of Grace
StatePublished - Oct 1999


  • Arts and Humanities
  • American Studies
  • Literature in English, North America
  • Modern Literature

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