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Constructing nineteenth-century religion : literary, historical, and religious studies in dialogue / edited by Joshua King and Winter Jade Werner.

Publication:
Columbus : The Ohio State University Press, [2019] , ©2019
Series:
Literature, religion, and postsecular studies.
Literature, religion, and postsecular studies
Format/Description:
Book
x, 319 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Religion and literature -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- History.
Religion in literature.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English literature.
Religion and literature.
Religion in literature.
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Summary:
"Brings together literary, historical, and religious studies scholars to analyze the ways that religion was constructed, commodified, debated, deployed, and practiced in nineteenth-century British literature and culture. Draws connections between Britain, continental Europe, colonial India, and the United States"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Religion and the secular state: Loisy's use of "religion" prior to his excommunication / Jeffrey L. Morrow
A commonwealth of affection: modern Hinduism and the cultural history of the study of religion / J. Barton Scott
"God's insurrection": politics and faith in the revolutionary sermons of Joseph Rayner Stephens / Mike Sanders
George Jacob Holyoake, secularism, and constructing "religion" as an anachronistic repressor / David Nash
Karl Marx and the invention of the secular / Dominic Erdozain
From treasures to trash, or, the real history of "family Bibles" / Mary Wilson Carpenter
Rereading Queen Victoria's religion / Michael Ledger-Lomas
Jewish women's writing as a new category of affect / Richa Dwor
Hybridous monsters: constructing "religion" and "the novel" in the early nineteenth century / Miriam Elizabeth Burstein
Material religion: C.H. Spurgeon and the "battle of the styles" in Victorian church architecture / Dominic Janes
Wilde's uses of religion / Mark Knight
Reading Psalms in nineteenth-century England: the contact zone of Jewish-Christian scriptural relations / Cynthia Scheinberg
Postsecular English studies and romantic cults of authorship / Charles LaPorte
Theologies of inspiration: William Blake and Gerard Manley Hopkins / Michael D. Hurley
William Blake, the secularization of religious categories, and the history of imagination / Peter Otto.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
King, Joshua, 1979- editor.
Werner, Winter Jade, editor.
Other format:
Online version: Constructing nineteenth-century religion.
ISBN:
9780814213971
0814213979
9780814276945
0814276946
OCLC:
1049825210
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