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Author Scheinberg, Cynthia.

Title Women's poetry and religion in Victorian England : Jewish identity and Christian culture / Cynthia Scheinberg.

Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 275 pages).
Series Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture ; 35
Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture ; 35.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-271) and index.
Contents "Sweet singers of Israel": gendered and Jewish otherness in Victorian poetics -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning and the "Hebraic monster" -- Christina Rossetti and the Hebraic goblins of the Jewish Scriptures -- "Judaism rightly reverenced": Grace Aguilar's theological poetics -- Amy Levy and the accents of minor(ity) poetry.
Summary Scheinberg examines Anglo-Jewish (Grace Aguilar and Amy Levy) and Christian (Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Christina Rossetti) women poets, and argues that there are important connections between the discourses of nineteenth-century poetry, gender and religious identity.
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Subject Rossetti, Christina Georgina, 1830-1894 -- Religion.
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861 -- Religion.
Aguilar, Grace, 1816-1847 -- Religion.
Levy, Amy, 1861-1889 -- Religion.
Aguilar, Grace, 1816-1847 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Levy, Amy, 1861-1889 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Rossetti, Christina, 1830-1894 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Aguilar, Grace, 1816-1847
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861
Levy, Amy, 1861-1889
Rossetti, Christina Georgina, 1830-1894
Religious poetry, English -- History and criticism.
Christianity and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century.
English poetry -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism.
English poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Christian poetry, English -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Jewish women -- Great Britain -- Intellectual life.
Jewish poetry -- History and criticism.
Judaism and literature -- England.
Jews in literature.
Chronological Term 1800 - 1899
Indexed Term Litteratur Engelsk, amerikansk litteratur.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Other Form: Print version: Scheinberg, Cynthia. Women's poetry and religion in Victorian England. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002 0521811120 (DLC) 2001052972 (OCoLC)48473905
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