Robert E. Nichols Jr.
Beowulf and Nephi: A Literary View of the Book of Mormon
Articles/Essays – Volume 4, No. 3
Dialogue 4.3 (Fall 1971): 42–45
It is tempting, of course, to redress the Book’s limited literary impress by recourse to history, sociology, psychology, and demonology. It is tempting to say that a hundred and forty years in the literary marketplace is too limited a test for such a grand design — but entire literary movements, like the preRaphaelites, have come and gone in the same period