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The Portable Bunyan:
A Transnational History of The Pilgrim's Progress
Isabel Hofmeyr

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS vii
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix
LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS xiii
PROLOGUE 1
INTRODUCTION
Portable Texts: Bunyan, Translation, and Transnationality 11
PART ONE
BUNYAN IN THE PROTESTANT ATLANTIC
1
The Congo on Camden Road 45
2
Making Bunyan Familiar in the Mission Domain 56
3
Translating Bunyan 76
4
Mata's Hermeneutic: Internationally Made Ways of Reading Bunyan 98
PART TWO
BUNYAN, THE PUBLIC SPHERE, AND AFRICA
5
John Bunyan Luthuli: African Mission Elites and The Pilgrim's Progress 113
6
Dreams, Documents, and Passports to Heaven: African Christian Interpretations of The Pilgrim's Progress 137
7
African Protestant Masculinities in the Empire: Ethel M. Dell, Thomas Mofolo, and Mr. Great-heart 151
8
Illustrating Bunyan 173
9
Bunyan in the African Novel 191
PART THREE
POST-BUNYAN
10
How Bunyan Became English 217
CONCLUSION
Lifting the Tollgates 228
APPENDIX 1
Bunyan Translations by Language 240
APPENDIX 2
A Social Profile of Bunyan Translators 244
NOTES 247
BIBLIOGRAPHY 281
INDEX 307

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