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Victorian Women Hymn‐Writers

J. R. Watson

in The English Hymn

Published in print August 1999 | ISBN: 9780198270027
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600784 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019827002X.003.0016
 Victorian Women Hymn‐Writers

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Discusses the woman writer, and hymn writing as an acceptable occupation for women; the character of this writing, and examples of it from Charlotte Elliott, Sarah Flower Adams, and Cecil Frances Alexander; Frances Ridley Harvergal and her enthusiasm. Also talks about Dora Greenwell and the single woman; Anna Laetitia Waring; the Brontë sisters.; Christina Rossetti.

Keywords: Adams; Alexander; Anne Bronte; Elliott; Greenwell; Havergal; hymns for children; Christina Rossetti; single woman; Waring; women's writing

Chapter.  14311 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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