skip to content
The sinews of the spirit : the ideal of Christian manliness in Victorian literature and religious thought Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The sinews of the spirit : the ideal of Christian manliness in Victorian literature and religious thought

Author: Norman Vance
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This book provides a new perspective on nineteenth-century life by examining the nature and context of 'Christian manliness' or 'muscular Christianity', an ideal of conduct that was widely popular with Victorian preachers and writers. It pays particular attention to Charles Kingsley and Thomas Hughes.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Charles Kingsley; Thomas Hughes; Charles Kingsley; Thomas Hughes; Thomas Hughes; Charles Kingsley; Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Vance
ISBN: 0521303877 9780521303873
OCLC Number: 11550261
Description: x, 244 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction; 1. Varieties of manliness; 2. Sturdiness and the saints; 3. Liberal religion; 4. Kingsleyan manliness (I): its life and times; 5. Kingsleyan manliness (II): some versions of virtue; 6. Tom Brown's manliness; 7. The unmanning of manliness; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: Norman Vance.
More information:

Abstract:

This book provides a fresh perspective on nineteenth-century life by examining the nature and context of 'Christian manliness' or 'muscular Christianity', an ideal of conduct that was widely popular  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/11550261> # The sinews of the spirit : the ideal of Christian manliness in Victorian literature and religious thought
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "11550261" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Place/cambridge_cambridgeshire> ; # Cambridge Cambridgeshire
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100532> ; # Christian literature, English--History and criticism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/hommes_dans_la_litterature> ; # Hommes dans la littérature
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Place/englisch> ; # Englisch.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Person/kingsley_charles_1819_1875> ; # Charles Kingsley
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/820.9382/e19/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1093763> ; # Religion
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/literatur> ; # Literatur
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/mannelijkheid> ; # Mannelijkheid
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Event/1800_1899> ; # 1800-1899
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/litterature_anglaise_20e_siecle_histoire_et_critique> ; # Littérature anglaise--20e siècle--Histoire et critique
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/christliche_ethik> ; # Christliche Ethik
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/27081838> ; # Charles Kingsley
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/859274> ; # Christian literature, English
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Organization/manfred_mann> ; # Manfred Mann
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1167733> ; # Virtues in literature
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Person/hughes_thomas_1822_1896> ; # Thomas Hughes
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/mannlichkeit> ; # Männlichkeit
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/geschichte_1838_1886> ; # Geschichte (1838-1886)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1011040> ; # Masculinity in literature
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/geschichte_1830_1930> ; # Geschichte (1830-1930)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/engels> ; # Engels
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/geschichte_1832_1902> ; # Geschichte (1832-1902)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Place/grossbritannien> ; # Großbritannien
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/912151> ; # English literature--Psychological aspects
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/41888346> ; # Thomas Hughes
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Place/grande_bretagne> ; # Grande-Bretagne
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> ; # Great Britain.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/christentum> ; # Christentum
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Thing/english_literature_1837_1900> ; # English literature, 1837-1900.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Person/englisch> ; # Englisch
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1016054> ; # Men in literature
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85043881> ; # English literature--Psychological aspects
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102754> ; # English literature--19th century--History and criticism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/letterkunde> ; # Letterkunde
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/vertus_dans_la_litterature> ; # Vertus dans la littérature
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/geschichte_1837_1901> ; # Geschichte (1837-1901)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/859134> ; # Christian ethics in literature
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Place/great_britain> ; # Great Britain
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/mann> ; # Mann
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/911989> ; # English literature
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/111225560> ; # Norman Vance
   schema:datePublished "1985" ;
   schema:description "This book provides a new perspective on nineteenth-century life by examining the nature and context of 'Christian manliness' or 'muscular Christianity', an ideal of conduct that was widely popular with Victorian preachers and writers. It pays particular attention to Charles Kingsley and Thomas Hughes."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/863910279> ;
   schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The sinews of the spirit : the ideal of Christian manliness in Victorian literature and religious thought"@en ;
   schema:productID "11550261" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/11550261#PublicationEvent/cambridge_cambridgeshire_new_york_cambridge_university_press_1985> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Agent/cambridge_university_press> ; # Cambridge University Press
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1001/84028593-t.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521303873> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB8525412> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/11550261> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Agent/cambridge_university_press> # Cambridge University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Cambridge University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Person/hughes_thomas_1822_1896> # Thomas Hughes
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1822" ;
   schema:deathDate "1896" ;
   schema:familyName "Hughes" ;
   schema:givenName "Thomas" ;
   schema:name "Thomas Hughes" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Person/kingsley_charles_1819_1875> # Charles Kingsley
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1819" ;
   schema:deathDate "1875" ;
   schema:familyName "Kingsley" ;
   schema:givenName "Charles" ;
   schema:name "Charles Kingsley" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Place/cambridge_cambridgeshire> # Cambridge Cambridgeshire
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Cambridge Cambridgeshire" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Thing/english_literature_1837_1900> # English literature, 1837-1900.
    a schema:Thing ;
   schema:name "English literature, 1837-1900." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/geschichte_1830_1930> # Geschichte (1830-1930)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Geschichte (1830-1930)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/geschichte_1832_1902> # Geschichte (1832-1902)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Geschichte (1832-1902)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/geschichte_1837_1901> # Geschichte (1837-1901)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Geschichte (1837-1901)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/geschichte_1838_1886> # Geschichte (1838-1886)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Geschichte (1838-1886)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/hommes_dans_la_litterature> # Hommes dans la littérature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Hommes dans la littérature"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/litterature_anglaise_20e_siecle_histoire_et_critique> # Littérature anglaise--20e siècle--Histoire et critique
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Littérature anglaise--20e siècle--Histoire et critique"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863910279#Topic/vertus_dans_la_litterature> # Vertus dans la littérature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Vertus dans la littérature"@fr ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100532> # Christian literature, English--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Christian literature, English--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102754> # English literature--19th century--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "English literature--19th century--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85043881> # English literature--Psychological aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "English literature--Psychological aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1011040> # Masculinity in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Masculinity in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1016054> # Men in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Men in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1093763> # Religion
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Religion"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1167733> # Virtues in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Virtues in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> # Great Britain.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Great Britain." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/859134> # Christian ethics in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Christian ethics in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/859274> # Christian literature, English
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Christian literature, English"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/911989> # English literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "English literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/912151> # English literature--Psychological aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "English literature--Psychological aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/111225560> # Norman Vance
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1950" ;
   schema:familyName "Vance" ;
   schema:givenName "Norman" ;
   schema:name "Norman Vance" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/27081838> # Charles Kingsley
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1819" ;
   schema:deathDate "1875" ;
   schema:familyName "Kingsley" ;
   schema:givenName "Charles" ;
   schema:name "Charles Kingsley" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/41888346> # Thomas Hughes
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1822" ;
   schema:deathDate "1896" ;
   schema:familyName "Hughes" ;
   schema:givenName "Thomas" ;
   schema:name "Thomas Hughes" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521303873>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0521303877" ;
   schema:isbn "9780521303873" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/11550261>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/11550261> ; # The sinews of the spirit : the ideal of Christian manliness in Victorian literature and religious thought
   schema:dateModified "2018-11-11" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.