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Victorians and the Virgin Mary - Religion and Gender in England 1830 - 1885 (Hardcover) Loot Price: R1,253
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Victorians and the Virgin Mary - Religion and Gender in England 1830 - 1885 (Hardcover): Carol Engelhardt Herringer

Victorians and the Virgin Mary - Religion and Gender in England 1830 - 1885 (Hardcover)

Carol Engelhardt Herringer

Series: Gender in History

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This interdisciplinary study of competing representations of the Virgin Mary examines how anxieties about religious and gender identities intersected to create public controversies that, whilst ostensibly about theology and liturgy, were also attempts to define the role and nature of women. Drawing on a variety of sources, this book seeks to revise our understanding of the Victorian religious landscape by retrieving Catholics from the cultural margins to which they are usually relegated. By showing that the Roman Catholics and Anglo-Catholics constituted a significant proportion of Victorian society that was opposed to the Protestant majority, this analysis more accurately evaluates their contributions to Victorian culture.In addition, this analysis of the Protestant hostility toward the Virgin Mary and preference toward a more ordinary woman suggests that Protestant clergymen, who are generally associated with promoting the feminine ideal associated with nineteenth-century culture, were actually uneasy about the ideal when they realized it could give women a great deal of public power. This book will be useful to advanced students and scholars in a variety of disciplines including history, religious studies, Victorian studies, women's history and gender studies, as well as the educated lay reader who is interested in changing views of the Virgin Mary.

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Imprint: Manchester University Press
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: Gender in History
Release date: May 2008
First published: July 2008
Authors: Carol Engelhardt Herringer
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 25mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 256
ISBN-13: 978-0-7190-7753-1
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > British & Irish history > 1700 to 1900
Books > Humanities > History > History of specific subjects > Social & cultural history
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > General > History of religion
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Christianity > General
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Gender studies > Women's studies > General
Books > History > British & Irish history > 1700 to 1900
Books > History > History of specific subjects > Social & cultural history
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > General
Books > Religion & Spirituality > General > History of religion
Books > Christianity
LSN: 0-7190-7753-2
Barcode: 9780719077531

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