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Psychosexual Faith

Frank Graziano

in Wounds of Love: The Mystical Marriage of Saint Rose of Lima

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195136401
eISBN:
9780199835164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136403.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Song of Songs, the sin in Eden, and Mary Magdalen are discussed as prelude to a fundamental paradox of mysticism: the love of God by female mystics vowed to virginity is represented as corporal ... More


Indigenizing Welty

Mae Miller Claxton

in Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814531
eISBN:
9781496814579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay argues for including an “indigenous perspective” in teaching all literature, but especially works by Eudora Welty. Welty’s knowledge of the indigenous history of Mississippi and especially ... More


Loch of the Rape: Welty Stories and Sexual Violence

Michael Kreyling

in Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814531
eISBN:
9781496814579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Recent attention to sexual assaults on college and university campuses has led us to reconsider the psychological impact of what we teach on the students we teach. Statistical studies tell us that ... More


On Welty’s Use of Allusion: Expectations and Their Revision in “The Wide Net,” The Robber Bridegroom, and “At The Landing”

Harriet Pollack

in The Past Is Not Dead: Essays from the Southern Quarterly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033032
eISBN:
9781617033056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033032.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores Eudora Welty’s use of allusions in her work. It first maps out the process characteristically initiated by Welty’s allusions, and then examines the specific uses she makes of ... More


Against the Dialectic of Nation: Abraham Cahan and Desire’s Spectral Jew

Benjamin Schreier

in The Impossible Jew: Identity and the Reconstruction of Jewish American Literary History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479868681
eISBN:
9781479888436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479868681.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter articulates a literary historical legitimation for critiquing the legibility and circulation of Jewish categoricalness. Through a close reading of Abraham Cahan's novella “The Imported ... More


“As Oil Poured Forth”

Boyd Taylor Coolman

in Knowledge, Love, and Ecstasy in the Theology of Thomas Gallus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199601769
eISBN:
9780191773167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601769.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This chapter considers Gallus’ unique teaching on the descent or descending valence of divine revelation from seraphic union into the lower parts of the soul. It focuses especially on the benefit of ... More


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