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The antagonist principle : John Henry Newman and the paradox of personality

Author: Lawrence Poston
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2014.
Series: Victorian literature and culture series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawing on biographical, historical, literary, and theological scholarship, this book considers the alternating roles of aggression and self-effacement in Newman's own personality and writing"--
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Henry Newman; John Henry Newman
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Poston
ISBN: 9780813936338 0813936330
OCLC Number: 880566273
Description: xiv, 281 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Self and others --
The journey from evangelicalism --
Polarities --
Notes of the church --
Anglican deathbeds --
"A deliverance from the nightmare" --
Building community --
Reconstituting the self --
Oppositions and resolutions --
Afterword.
Series Title: Victorian literature and culture series.
Other Titles: John Henry Newman and the paradox of personality
Responsibility: Lawrence Poston.

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