Fascinating and far-flung essays on the great English Bible: the glories and glitches of the KJV by Robert Alter; postcolonial notes by R.S. Sugirtharajah; Bunyan's biblical progresses by Hannibal Hamlin; Romantic transformations by Adam Potkay; the KJV and African American literature by Katherine Clay Bassard. . . . 378 pages, sofcover. Cambridge University.