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Newman

Paul Turner

in Victorian Poetry, Drama and Miscellaneous Prose 1832–1890

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122395
eISBN:
9780191671401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122395.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

John Henry Newman contributed largely to the period’s literature, not only in sermons, tracts, and works of theology, but also in poems, novels, and autobiography. Even though his work appeals most ... More


‘Even these metallic problems have their melodramatic side’: Money in Victorian Literature

Nicholas Shrimpton

in Victorian Literature and Finance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281923
eISBN:
9780191712951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281923.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines Victorian literature's explicit response to money across the whole 19th century, focusing on the technical arguments about money as they figured in the modern world of Victorian ... More


Secularism and Secularisation at the Fin de Siècle

Sara Lyons

in The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408912
eISBN:
9781474445030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408912.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter provides a general overview of the meanings of secularism at the end of the century, distinguishing between the declining fortunes of the organised Secularist Movement and the ... More


Tell the Story: Re-imagining Victorian Conversion Narratives

Andrew Tate (ed.)

in Shaping Belief: Culture, Politics, and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Writing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311369
eISBN:
9781846315688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846315688.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores different models of conversion and how they shaped radical personal change in early and mid–Victorian Britain. Drawing on contemporary theories from the disciplines of religious ... More


John Henry Newman: Thinking out into Language

Michael D. Hurley

in Thinking Through Style: Non-Fiction Prose of the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198737827
eISBN:
9780191801273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737827.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Newman has been much vaunted as a ‘master’ of non-fiction prose style, and justly so. His felicity of phrasing is astonishing: so precise, so elegant, so vivid. This chapter admires Newman’s ... More


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