Journals Higher Education

$70.00

Hardcover

Published: 20 November 2019

240 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198836162


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Chronometres

Devotional Literature, Duration, and Victorian Reading

Krista Lysack

  • Identifies a unique body of Victorian literature called 'chronometrical devotional literature'
  • Studies lesser-known authors alongside canonical writers, as well as a range of popular print
  • Makes a case for reading as a time-scaled practice and an affective experience
  • Offers an account of Victorian religion as a contributing force to modernity rather than as something in decline or retreat
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