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Reclaiming Myths of Power: Woman Writers and the Victorian Spiritual Crisis Ruth Y. Jenkins

Reclaiming Myths of Power: Woman Writers and the Victorian Spiritual Crisis

Ruth Y. Jenkins

Published January 1st 1995
ISBN : 9780838752784
Paperback
200 pages
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This work reexamines the Victorian spiritual crisis from the perspective of the periods women writers, exploring the spiritual dimension in their writings. Case studies of the lives and writings of Florence Nightingale, Charlotte Bronte, ElizabethMoreThis work reexamines the Victorian spiritual crisis from the perspective of the periods women writers, exploring the spiritual dimension in their writings. Case studies of the lives and writings of Florence Nightingale, Charlotte Bronte, Elizabeth Gaskell, and George Eliot provide an in-depth analysis of the relationship between these crises and narrative strategies that reappropriate the conservative power associated with religious symbolism.