The Pilgrim's Progress
Publish date: 2010
Publisher: Tantor Media
Edition language: English
Bunyan leaves nothing to the imagination. All the characters that "Christian" meet on his journey to the Celestial Kingdom are named so you know who they are (Mr. Atheist, Piety, Faith,...., and towns are named Destruction, Vanity Faire and so on). It is an easy book to read and follow. "Man is ...
Well, I will have to thank the Classics of the Western Canon discussion group for selecting Pilgrim's Progess for this month's read because otherwise it would have continued to sit on my shelf until such a time as I got around to reading it. Okay, I probably don't follow the readings of many of thes...
If you want to ultimate example of allegory, this is it. Christian leaves his home in the City of Destruction to journey to the Celestial City. Evangelist helps him and he has companions like Faithful and Hopeful. The meaning of this book is not exactly hidden from the reader. If you aren't re...
bookshelves: philosophy, re-read, fraudio, play-dramatisation, fantasy, britain-england, published-1678, winter20092010, earlymodern16c-18c Read in December, 2009 Re-Read details: The epic adventures of Christian and his perilous journey to the Celestial City. John Bunyan dramatisation with Anto...
I read this as a teenager, because it was on the Catholic Church's 'forbidden' list. I loved it, it's humor & tongue-in-check take on things is what I remember the most.
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