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Author Reed, Ashley, 1975- author.

Title Heaven's interpreters women writers and religious agency in nineteenth-century America Ashley Reed.

Publication Info. Ithaca [New York] Cornell University Press 2020.


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Description 1 online resource
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : Writing Women's Religious Agency in Nineteenth-Century America -- "My Resolve is the Feminine of My Father's Oath" : Ritual Agency and Religious Language in the Early National Historical Novel -- "Unsheathe the Sword of a Strong, Unbending Will" : Sentimental Agency and the Doctrinal Work of Woman's Fiction -- "I Have Sinned against God and Myself" : Bearing Witness to Enslaved Women's Agency in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl -- "The Human Soul ... Makes All Things Sacred" : Communal Agency in the Theological Romances of Harriet Beecher Stowe -- "I Have No Disbelief" : Women's Spiritualist Novels and Nonliberal Agencies -- Conclusion : Women's Religious Agency Today
Summary "Heaven's Interpreters demonstrates how women writers of the American antebellum period used popular fictional genres to engage in theological debates and, in the process, brought into being new models of religious agency"-- Provided by publisher
Language In English.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 01, 2022).
Subject American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Religion and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Women and religion -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Fiction -- Religious aspects.
United States -- Religion -- 19th century.
Roman américain -- 19e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Religion et littérature -- États-Unis -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.
Femmes et littérature -- États-Unis -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.
Femmes et religion -- États-Unis -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.
États-Unis -- Religion -- 19e siècle.
Literary Criticism -- Modern -- 19th Century.
Literary Criticism -- Women Authors.
American fiction
American fiction -- Women authors
Fiction -- Religious aspects
Religion and literature
Women and literature
Women and religion
United States
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Indexed Term secularism, religious fiction, historical novel, American women writers, Lydia Maria Child.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Reed, Ashley, 1975- Heaven's interpreters. Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2020 9781501751363 (DLC) 2019051194 (OCoLC)1127072834
ISBN 9781501751370 electronic book
1501751379 electronic book
9781501751387 electronic book
1501751387 electronic book
9781501751363 paperback
1501751360 paperback
Standard No. 10.1515/9781501751387 doi
AU@ 000066602297

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