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The Puritans: A Transatlantic History

David D. Hall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691151397
eISBN:
9780691195469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151397.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book is a sweeping transatlantic history of Puritanism from its emergence out of the religious tumult of Elizabethan England to its founding role in the story of America. Shedding critical new ... More


Heavenly Meditations

in Robinson Jeffers and the American Sublime

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775632
eISBN:
9780804781022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775632.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses how Jeffers borrowed and reshaped the characteristic literary form of Puritan expression, the meditation, as a vehicle for his verse. New England Puritanism had relatively ... More


‘Repairing Everywhere without Design’? Industry, Revery and Relation in Emily Dickinson's Bee Imagery

Victoria Morgan (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/9781846315688.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on Emily Dickinson's critique of religious orthodoxy, namely the legacy of New England Puritanism, using bee imagery and its cultural associations with Protestant models for both ... More


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