The Sinews of the Spirit: The Ideal of Christian Manliness in Victorian Literature and Religious Thought :: Norman Vance soon to be presented for sale on the fabulous BookLovers of Bath web site!
Cambridge, London, New York, New Rochelle, Melbourne & Sydney: Cambridge University Press, 1985, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white drawings; List of abbreviations; Frontispiece;
From the cover: This book provides a new dimension to our understanding of the nineteenth century by examining the nature and context of Christian manliness, or muscular Christianity as it was commonly known an ideal of conduct that was widely popular with influential Victorian preachers and writers. It pays particular attention to Charles Kingsley and Thomas Hughes (the author of Tom Browns Schooldays), writers whose historic…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Red boards with Silver titling to the Spine. (x) 244 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5¾”.
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