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.
Language: English
Published: Oxford [U.K.] : Way Books. 2004
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