Cornelia Connelly and her interpreters / Judith Lancaster.
315 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm. Lancaster, a member of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus founded by Cornelia Connelly, examines biographies written by other SHCJ sisters about Connelly, who lived a sometimes tumultuous life as "successively a wife, a mother and a religious sister inevitably implying differing images of femininity and holiness." (Foreword). Contents: Framing the questions -- Cornelia's canaries -- Through Buckle's eyes -- Convent culture -- Exploring a way forward -- Recasting interpretations -- Re-reading Cornelian myths -- Outcomes and conclusions.
|Main Author:||Lancaster, Judith.|
Oxford [U.K.] : Way Books.