Shattock, Joanne. The Oxford Guide to British Women Writers. Oxford University Press, 1993.
Standard Name: Perpetua, Saint
Used Form: St Perpetua
Used Form: Vivia Perpetua
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The poem investigates the possibilities of female heroism during the conflict between paganism and Christianity.
The protagonist is the young Roman mother who became the Christian martyr known as Saint Perpetua . Her...
Thesing, William B., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 199. Gale Research, 1999.
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This genre seems almost impossible in the late twentieth century, but the authors believe that saints today are potentially spiritual resources whose presences through the traces they have left behind in the minds of the...
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In this first volume KT establishes three themes that recur throughout her later poetry collections: religion, Ireland, and nature. The four monologues here are spoken by historical or legendary heroines: