Masculinity and spirituality in Victorian culture / edited by Andrew Bradstock ... [et al.]

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Subjects: English literature--19th century--History and criticism
Christianity and literature--Great Britain--History--19th century
Spirituality--Great Britain--History--19th century
Religion and literature--History--19th century
Men--Great Britain--Religious life
Spirituality in literature
Masculinity in literature
Men in literature
Great Britain--Religion--19th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: xi, 232 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgements
Notes on the Contributors
Introduction / Andrew Bradstock, Sean Gill, Anne Hogan 1
1. Soldiers and Saints: the Fighting Man and the Christian Life / J. R. Watson 10
2. The (Re)Gendering of High Anglicanism / Lori M. Miller 27
3. Victorian Masculinity and the Virgin Mary / Carol Marie Engelhardt 44
4. 'Reading Men More Truly': Charlotte Bronte's Villette / Anne Hogan 58
5. Angry Yonge Men: Anger and Masculinity in the Novels of Charlotte M. Yonge / Catherine Wells-Cole 71
6. Aelred of Rievaulx, Same-Sex Desire and the Victorian Monastery / Frederick S. Roden 85
7. Man Apart: Priesthood and Homosexuality at the End of the Nineteenth Century / Philip Healy 100
8. Male Sexuality, Religion and the Problem of Action: John Addington Symonds on Arthur Hugh Clough / Howard J. Booth 116
9. 'The Mightiest Evangel of the Alpine Club': Masculinity and Agnosticism in the Alpine Writing of John Tyndall / Francis O'Gorman 134
10. 'Slugs and Snails and Puppy Dogs' Tails'? George Eliot, Masculinity and the (Ir)religion of Nationalism / Neil McCaw 149
11. Ecce Homo: Representations of Christ as the Model of Masculinity in Victorian Art and Lives of Jesus / Sean Gill 164
12. 'Writing the Male Body': Sexual Purity and Masculinity in The Vanguard, 1884-94 / Sue Morgan 179
13. Soul-saving Partnerships and Pacifist Soldiers: the Ideal of Masculinity in the Salvation Army / Laura Lauer 194
14. 'A Man of God is a Manly Man': Spurgeon, Luther and 'Holy Boldness' / Andrew Bradstock 209
Index 226
Additional Authors: Bradstock, Andrew
Notes: LCCN: 00033339
ISBN: 0312235615 (hardcover)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 44075923
ISBN/ISSN: 0312235615