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The English HymnA Critical and Historical Study$
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J. R. Watson

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780198270027

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/019827002X.001.0001

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Victorian Women Hymn‐Writers

Victorian Women Hymn‐Writers

(p.422) 16 Victorian Women Hymn‐Writers
The English Hymn

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Discusses the woman writer, and hymn writing as an acceptable occupation for women; the character of this writing, and examples of it from Charlotte Elliott, Sarah Flower Adams, and Cecil Frances Alexander; Frances Ridley Harvergal and her enthusiasm. Also talks about Dora Greenwell and the single woman; Anna Laetitia Waring; the Brontë sisters.; Christina Rossetti.

Keywords:   Adams, Alexander, Anne Bronte, Elliott, Greenwell, Havergal, hymns for children, Christina Rossetti, single woman, Waring, women's writing

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