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DelRosso, Jeana

The Catholic Church and Unruly Women Writers

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Jeana DelRosso, Leigh Eicke, Ana Kothe

Part 1. Medieval through Seventeenth Century

2. Female as Flesh in the Later Middle Ages and the “Bodily Knowing” of Angela of Foligno
Jennifer Judge

3.
“I Grab the Microphone and Move My Body”— Volatile Speech, Volatile Bodies, and the Church’s Attempt to Measure Holiness
M. C. Bodden

4. Letters from the Convent: St. Teresa of Ávila’s Epistolary Mode
Joan F. Cammarata

5.
Talking out of Church: Women Arguing Theology in Sor Juana’s loa to the Divino Narciso
Jeanne Gillespie

6. Angela Carranza, Would-Be Theologian
Stacey Schlau

7. Resituating Carvajal’s Vida in Protonovelistic Narratives
Ana Kothe

Part 2. Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

8. Through the Grate; Or, English Convents and the Transmission and Preservation of Female Catholic Recusant History
Tonya Moutray McArthur

9. “Must Her Own Words Do All?”: Domesticity, Catholicism, and Activism in Adelaide Anne Procter’s Poems
Cheri Larsen Hoeckley

10. The Legacy of Laveau in the Practice of Helen Prejean: The Tradition and Territory of New Orleans’ Spiritual Advisors
Barbara Eckstein

Part 3. Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries

11. “Reluctant Catholics”: Contemporary Irish-American Women Writers
Sally Barr Ebest

12. Marie-Claire Blais Revises John Keats: Sadean Moments and Anti-Catholic Sentiment in Une saison dans la vie d’Emmanuel
Ben P. Robertson

13. Catholicism’s Other(ed) Holy Trinity: Race, Class, and Gender in Black Catholic Girl School Narratives
Jeana DelRosso

14. Challenging Catholicism: Hagar vs. the Virgin in Graciela Limón’s The Memories of Ana Calderón
Mary Jane Suero-Elliott

15. Dis-robing the Priest: Gender and Spiritual Conversions in Louise Erdrich’s The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse
Pamela J. Rader

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Catholicism, Gender Studies, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
264 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230609303
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36966-9

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