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Some wild visions [electronic resource] : autobiographies by itinerant female preachers in 19th-century America / Elizabeth Elkin Grammer.
Grammer, Elizabeth Elkin, 1963-
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003.
1 online resource (224 p.)
History and criticism
Women and literature
Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)
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Religion in America series
A study of seven autobiographies by women who defied the domestic ideology of 19th-century America by serving as itinerant preachers. Literally and culturally homeless, all of them used their autobiographies to construct plausible identities as women and Christians.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-194) and index.
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Contents; INTRODUCTION: Stirring and Strange: Autobiographies of Nineteenth-Century Female Itinerant Preachers; 1 Breaking Up Housekeeping: Female Evangelists and Domestic Ideology; 2 Feverish Restlessness and Mighty Movement: Female Evangelists in the Marketplace of Salvation; 3 Nothing Succeeds Like Failure: Singularity and the Uses of Opposition; 4 A Poetics of Itinerancy: Evangelical Women Writers and the Form of Autobiography; AFTERWORD: The Call of the Preachers, the Cry of the Faithful: Evangelical Women Writers and the Search for an Interpretive Community; Notes; Bibliography; Index
AB; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
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