Eleazar, Exodus to the West - Tournier, Michel, Professor, and Krell, Jonathan F (Introduction by)

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Michel Tournier's "Eleazar, Exodus to the West" is a modern successor to two seemingly disparate myths-the biblical adventure of the Exodus and the nineteenth-century myth of the American frontier. The setting is 1845. Eleazar, a Protestant minister, leaves his native Ireland with his wife and two children to emigrate to America. Like the Old ...