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Title Women of faith in Victorian culture : reassessing the angel in the house / edited by Anne Hogan and Andrew Bradstock
Published New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 1998


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 MELB  820.809287 H7141/W  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Preface / Mary Grey -- Introduction / Anne Hogan and Andrew Bradstock -- 1. The Drunkard, the Brute and the Paterfamilias: The Temperance Fiction of the Early Victorian Writer Sarah Stickney Ellis / Henrietta Twycross-Martin -- 2. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall: Rejecting the Angel's Influence / Siv Jansson -- 3. Double Blessedness: Anna Kingsford and Beatrice / Peter Merchant -- 4. Sisterhood is Powerful: Christina Rossetti's Maude / Frederick S. Roden -- 5. Fedalma - 'The Angel of a Homeless Tribe': Issues of Religion, Race and Gender in George Eliot's Poetic Drama, The Spanish Gypsy / Joss West-Burnham -- 6. Angel or Eve?: Victorian Catholicism and the Angel in the House / Anne Hogan -- 7. From Hearth to Heath: Angelic Transformations in May Sinclair's Major Novels / Terry Phillips -- 8. The Angel in the House of Death: Gender and Subjectivity in George MacDonald's Lilith / William Gray -- 9. Quiet Angels: Some Women Hymn-writers / J. R. Watson
10. Nonconformist Obituaries: How Stereotyped was their View of Women? / Linda Wilson -- 11. The Paradigmatic Angel in the House: The Virgin Mary and Victorian Anglicans / Carol Marie Engelhardt -- 12. Heroines of Missionary Adventure: The Portrayal of Victorian Women Missionaries in Popular Fiction and Biography / Sean Gill -- 13. The Victorian Lady's Domestic Threat: The Good, the Bad and the Indifferent Female Adversary in Contemporary Art / Susan P. Casteras -- 14. The Power of Womanhood: Religion and Sexual Politics in the Writings of Ellice Hopkins / Sue Morgan
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Angels in literature.
Christian literature, English -- History and criticism.
Christianity and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Women and religion -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901.
Author Bradstock, Andrew.
Hogan, Anne.
LC no. 97038361
ISBN 0312212178