Book #51780

Altar Fires: Essays in Sacred Literature

Emma Frieder
Book #51780 Altar Fires: Essays in Sacred Literature. Emma Frieder.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket
Edition: Revised Edition
Publisher: New York: Hurst Publishing Co., c1971.

Near Fine condition with minor wear to the board edges in a price-clipped, scuffed dust-jacket.

This book explores the use of sacred fire in literature, both ancient and modern. Frieder looks at how the use of fire has been used as a metaphor for transformation, and how it has been used to connect people to the divine. She includes essays on poems by Sylvia Plath, W.B. Yeats, and Robert Frost, as well as a short story by Toni Morrison.; 8vo ; 232 pages.

Price: $40.00