by John Bunyan
- its genre
- originally written in
- under the title
- The Pilgrim's Progress from This World to That Which Is to Come
Allegorical novel about a spiritual voyage of a "good" (Anglican) Christian. "No other seventeenth-century text save the King James Bible, ... and no other Puritan or, indeed, committed Christian work of persuasion enjoyed such an extensive readership." (N.H. Keeble, in his Introduction to The Pilgrim's Progress, Oxford University Press, 1984, p. ix).