TITLE

"'Dear! How tiresome it must be to be so religious! [...] and where's the use of it?'" Religious Identity and the Empowerment of Femininity in Mary Martha Sherwood's The Fairchild Family (1818) and The Rose: A Fairy Tale (1821) (1)

AUTHOR(S)
Claridge Middup, Linda
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Nineteenth Century Gender Studies;Winter2013, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
A literary criticism of Mary Martha Sherwood's books "The History of the Fairchild Family" and "The Rose: A Fairy Tale" is presented. It examines the promotion of feminine virtue in both books and the placement of Sherwood's narrative within the family unit in "The History of the Fairchild Family." It also explores the symbolic significance of the characters in both books and the element of religious didacticism.
ACCESSION #
96951815

 

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