See the Virgin Blest

The Virgin Mary in English Poetry

Authors: Spurr, B.

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This is a fascinating literary-critical study of the ways the Virgin Mary has been presented in English poetry, from the later Middle Ages to today. It includes several focused studies on a particular poet and his/her representation of the Virgin, blending historical, theological and cultural issues with the dominant literary-critical approach.

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BARRY SPURR is Professor of Poetry and Poetics at the University of Sydney, Australia.

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'Barry Spurr's new book combines meticulous literary analyses with theological insight...This is the work of a learned, experienced and sensitive literary critic with an excellent understanding of the contribution literature can make to theological shifts and religious practice.' - David Jasper, Literature and Theology


Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
See the Virgin Blest
Book Subtitle
The Virgin Mary in English Poetry
Authors
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-12140-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-12140-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-7492-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 242
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