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Author Tennant, Colette, author.

Title Religion in The handmaid's tale : a brief guide / Colette Tennant.

Publication Info. Minneapolis, Minnesota : Fortress Press, [2019]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  823.914 TEN    AVAILABLE
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Description ix, 130 pages ; 18 cm
Contents Religious significance of people and place names -- Biblical allusions -- Religion gone awry -- Gender and politics -- The handmaid's tale on TV
Introduction; Religious Significance of People and Place Names; Biblical Allusions; Religion Gone Awry; Gender and Politics; The Handmaid's Tale on TV; Acknowledgments; Index.
Summary "From the significance of names to twisted uses of religion to the origins of the Ceremony, this book answers all the questions you might have about religion in this prophetic novel. For anyone who's ever googled a biblical precedent or religious phrase after encountering Atwood's dystopia, this essential guide explains it all and gives readers a fascinating look into the novel and its world. Read it and understand The Handmaid's Tale like never before."
Note Includes index.
Subject Atwood, Margaret, 1939- -- Religion.
Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Handmaid's tale.
Atwood, Margaret, 1939- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Handmaid's tale (Television program)
Religion in literature.
ISBN 9781506456300 (paperback)
1506456308 (paperback)
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