American Madonna: Images of the Divine Woman in Literary Culture

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This book explores a notable if unlikely undercurrent of interest in Mary as mythical Madonna that has persisted in American life and letters from early in the nineteenth century into the later twentieth. This imaginative involvement with the Divine Woman - verging at times on devotional homage - is especially intriguing as manifested in the Protestant writers who are the focus of this study: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Margaret Fuller, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harold Frederic, Henry Adams, and T.S. Eliot. Author John Gatta ...

American Madonna: Images of the Divine Woman in Literary Culture 1997, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195112627

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American Madonna: Images of the Divine Woman in Literary Culture 1997, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195112610

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