Victorian poets and the changing Bible by Charles LaPorte

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Published by University of Virginia Press in Charlottesville .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Bible,
  • Literature and society,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Criticism, interpretation,
  • History and criticism,
  • Influence,
  • Religion and poetry,
  • Bible and literature,
  • English poetry,
  • In literature,
  • 19th century,
  • History

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementCharles LaPorte
SeriesVictorian literature and culture series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR595.R4 .L37 2011
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationix, 284 p. :
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25176978M
ISBN 109780813931586, 9780813931654
LC Control Number2011012397

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The Crisis of Faith refers to an event in the Victorian era in which much of Europe’s middle class begins to doubt what is written in the book of Genesis as a reliable source in accordance of how the universe was created (Flynn).

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