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Form and faith in Victorian poetry and religion

Author: Kirstie Blair
Publisher: Oxford [etc.] : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This study explores Victorian poetry in relation to Victorian religion, with particular emphasis on the bitter contemporary debates over the use of forms in worship. It discusses major Victorian  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Church history
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kirstie Blair
ISBN: 9780199644506 0199644500
OCLC Number: 793571565
Description: vi, 258 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Tractarian Poetry and the Forms of Faith ; 2. 'Structured Shade': Poetry and Church Architecture ; 3. 'Familiar Rhythms': Poetry and the Liturgy ; 4. Dissenting Forms: The Brownings ; 5. 'Beyond the Forms of Faith?': Tennyson and the Broad Church ; 6. Definite Forms and Catholic Poetics ; Bibliography
Other Titles: Form & faith in Victorian poetry and religion
Responsibility: Kirstie Blair.


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an impressively detailed book. Blair is at her best when subtly tweaking a line of verse ... to bring out its latenet meanings. * Angela Leighton, Times Literary Supplement * Blairs project excels in Read more...

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