The Resource American madonna : images of the divine woman in literary culture, John Gatta, (eBook:)

American madonna : images of the divine woman in literary culture, John Gatta, (eBook:)

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American madonna : images of the divine woman in literary culture
Title
American madonna
Title remainder
images of the divine woman in literary culture
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John Gatta
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eng
Summary
This book explores a notable if unlikely undercurrent of interest in Mary as mythical Madonna that has persisted in American life and letters from fairly early in the nineteenth century into the later twentieth. This imaginative involvement with the Divine Woman -- verging at times ondevotional homage -- is especially intriguing as manifested in the Protestant writers who are the focus of this study: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Margaret Fuller, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harold Frederic, Henry Adams, and T.S. Eliot. John Gatta argues that flirtation with the Marian cultus offeredProtestant writers symb
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Gatta, John
Dewey number
810.9/351
Series statement
  • eBooks from EBSCOhost
  • Religion in America series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Mary
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Mary
  • Christianity and literature
  • Women in literature
  • Femininity in literature
  • Women and literature
  • Christian saints in literature
  • Mary
  • Mary
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Electronic books
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American madonna : images of the divine woman in literary culture, John Gatta, (eBook:)
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https://atxlibrary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=23561
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-172) and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
INTRODUCTION; ONE: THE SACRED WOMAN: THE PROBLEM OF HAWTHORNE'S MADONNAS; TWO: THE VIRGINAL SOUL OF MARGARET FULLER'S Woman in the Nineteenth Century; THREE: CALVINISM FEMINIZED: DIVINE MATRIARCHY IN HARRIET BEECHER STOWE; FOUR: THE SEXUAL MADONNA IN HAROLD FREDERIC'S Damnation of Theron Ware; FIVE: HENRY ADAMS: THE VIRGIN AS DYNAMO; SIX: ELIOT'S ARCHETYPAL LADY OF SEA AND GARDEN: THE RECOVERY OF MYTH; EPILOGUE; APPENDIX: "Raphael's Deposition from the Cross," by Margaret Fuller; "Mary at the Cross" and "The Sorrows of Mary," by Harriet Beecher Stowe
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932509
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 179 pages)
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online
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (Sirsi) tsl-ebsco13311
  • (OCoLC)44959452
Label
American madonna : images of the divine woman in literary culture, John Gatta, (eBook:)
Link
https://atxlibrary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=23561
Publication
Note
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-172) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
INTRODUCTION; ONE: THE SACRED WOMAN: THE PROBLEM OF HAWTHORNE'S MADONNAS; TWO: THE VIRGINAL SOUL OF MARGARET FULLER'S Woman in the Nineteenth Century; THREE: CALVINISM FEMINIZED: DIVINE MATRIARCHY IN HARRIET BEECHER STOWE; FOUR: THE SEXUAL MADONNA IN HAROLD FREDERIC'S Damnation of Theron Ware; FIVE: HENRY ADAMS: THE VIRGIN AS DYNAMO; SIX: ELIOT'S ARCHETYPAL LADY OF SEA AND GARDEN: THE RECOVERY OF MYTH; EPILOGUE; APPENDIX: "Raphael's Deposition from the Cross," by Margaret Fuller; "Mary at the Cross" and "The Sorrows of Mary," by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Control code
932509
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 179 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) tsl-ebsco13311
  • (OCoLC)44959452

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