Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-271) and index.
"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.
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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