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Shaping Belief – Culture, Politics, and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Writing - Liverpool Scholarship Online
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Shaping Belief: Culture, Politics, and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Writing

Victoria Morgan and Clare Williams


This book explores how the energy of belief came to manifest itself in nineteenth–century literature. This manifestation was evident as much in expressions of newly formed personal relations to ideas, as in the appropriation of religious discourse in writing of the period. By re–visioning the place of belief in nineteenth–century writing this collection provides forays into current thinking, both on the position occupied by belief within nineteenth–century literary studies, and within contemporary culture itself.

Keywords: ideas, religious discourse, literary studies, culture, belief, nineteenth–century literature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9781846311369
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846315688


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Victoria Morgan, editor

Clare Williams, editor

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I. Religious Discourse: Transmission and Appropriation

II. Shaping Subjectivities: Belief, Aesthetics and Space

III. Mediating Culture: Inscribing Democracy, Class and Social Identity

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