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Author Carpenter, Mary Wilson, 1937-

Title Imperial Bibles, domestic bodies : women, sexuality, and religion in the Victorian market / Mary Wilson Carpenter.

Publication Info. Athens : Ohio University Press, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  220.09 C296I    Check Shelf
Description xxii, 206 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: Authorized Versions, Unauthorized Sexualities: The Victorian Woman Writer as Religious Consumer -- The Authorized Version in the Marketplace -- Consumer Christianity: Family Bibles and Family Values on the Installment Plan -- Closeting the Family Bible and the Family -- Family Bibles and Family Angels -- Consuming the Authorized Version -- Playing with Sacred Pages: Menstrual Superabundance in Villette and Dissenting Bible Commentary -- "A Bit of Her Flesh" Circumcision and "The Signification of the Phallus" in Daniel Deronda -- Victorian Schemes of the Apocalypse: Profits and Prophecy -- Conclusion: Philosophy and Philanthropy versus Buying and Selling -- British Family Bibles.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [187]-198) and index.
Subject Bible -- Publication and distribution -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Families -- Religious life -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Christian women -- Religious life -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Sex -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- 19th century.
Christian literature -- Publishing -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Sex in literature.
ISBN 0821415158 cloth alkaline paper
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