The creation of religious identities by English women poets from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century : Soulscapes /
|Published:||Lewiston, N.Y. : E. Mellen Press, 2001.|
|Series:||Studies in women and religion ;
v. 42 |
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Table of Contents:
- Women, Religion, and the Critics
- Section I. Identities
- Chapter 1. A Woman and her God
- Forging a Position
- Becoming an Author
- Alone with God
- What Manner of Voice?
- Subjects of Power
- Chapter 2. The Two-Husbands-Topos
- Marital Polemics
- Familial Places
- Separate Spheres
- Different Solutions
- Chapter 3. Justifications
- Dedicated to Love: Lady Mary Wroth's Religio-Erotic Vision
- Religious Matings: The Religion of "Michael Field"
- Section II. Matter(s)
- Chapter 4. Material Universes
- Religio-Philosophical Positions
- (a). Anne, Viscountess Conway
- (b). Sara Maitland
- (c). Irigarayan Theology
- Poetic Matter
- (a). Eighteenth-Century Versions
- (b). Emily Bronte
- (c). Models of Feminist Exclusion
- Minds and Matters Concluded
- Section III. Gendered Deities
- Chapter 5. Erotics
- What Kind of Loving?
- The Dynamics of Possession
- Beloved Divine ...
- ... Divine Beloved
- Selves and Others
- Chapter 6. Female Deities
- God's Nature, Nature's God
- (Late) Nineteenth-Century Maries
- Conclusions and Constellations
- Motifs Constant and Various
- Between Men
- Appendix. Bio-Bibliographical Sketches
- Works Cited
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