Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2020

320 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197510278

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Awakening Verse

The Poetics of Early American Evangelicalism

Wendy Raphael Roberts

  • The first history of early American evangelical non-hymnal poetry
  • Presents new archival material and includes an appendix featuring poems by American women writers of the eighteenth century
  • Examines the complex meanings of evangelical verse forms and their relationships to gender and race