Description - Nineteenth-Century Anti-Catholic Discourses by Diana Peschier
By the middle of the nineteenth century much clearly gendered, anti-Catholic literature was produced for the Protestant middle classes. Nineteenth Century Anti-Catholic Discourses explores how this writing generated a series of popular Catholic images and looks towards the cultural, social and historical foundation of these representations. Diana Peschier places the novels of Charlotte Bronte within the framework of Victorian social ideologies, in particular the climate created by rise of anti-Catholicism and thus provides an alternative reading of her work.
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Author Biography - Diana Peschier
DIANA PESCHIER is an independent researcher in Nineteenth-century literature and religion.