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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.

Series Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture ; 35
Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture ; 35.
Subject Rossetti, Christina Georgina, 1830-1894 -- Religion.
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861 -- Religion.
Aguilar, Grace, 1816-1847 -- Religion.
Levy, Amy, 1861-1889 -- Religion.
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.
Litteratur Engelsk, amerikansk litteratur.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 275 pages).
Bibliography Note 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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0511064411 (electronic bk.)
9780511064418 (electronic bk.)
051105808X
9780511058080
0511072872
9780511072871
0511120214 (electronic bk.)
9780511120213 (electronic bk.)
9780521811125 (hbk.)
0521811120 (hbk.)
9780511484902 (ebook)
0511484909 (ebook)
1280161086
9781280161087
OCLC # 57172189
Additional Format 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