Walker, Dorothea. Sheila Kaye-Smith. Twayne, 1980.
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|Cultural formation||Margery Lawrence|
|Cultural formation||William Blake||
He belonged to the class of London shopkeepers and artisans known for hard work, sturdy financial effort, and independent opinions in religion and politics. William was a visionary from his childhood, someone who when he...
|Cultural formation||Lydia Maria Child||
As to religion, LMC had a natural leaning towards piety, but disliked most of the Christian sects of which she had experience. She found the Unitarians too cold, the Swedenborgians (to whom early in her...
|Cultural formation||Sarah Orne Jewett||
SOJ was attracted to the ritual of the Anglican service, and was confirmed as an Episcopalian, although when in South Berwick her family attended the Congregationalist church. However, the most profound religious influence on her...
|Cultural formation||Sheila Kaye-Smith|
|Cultural formation||Annie Keary||
Having found she could live with Broad Church theology as to the issue of damnation, she later encountered further difficulties over new scientific theories. These threatened her intellectual hold on religion, though her sister insists...
|Education||Mary Catherine Hume||
Together they carefully studied the writings of Emanuel Swedenborg and she was deeply influenced by Tulk's philosophy. They also read and studied Shakespeare .
Thesing, William B., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 240. Gale Research, 2001.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Katharine Bruce Glasier||
KBG was devastated by her husband's death, but later she began to experience visions of his continuing presence (as she did of her son's presence after he too died).
John Bruce Glasier had...
Kelly, Gary, and Edd Applegate, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 190. Gale Research, 1998.
Glasier, Katharine Bruce. The Glen Book. London.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Kathleen Raine|
|Intertextuality and Influence||A. S. Byatt||
Together, says Byatt, the stories make up one exploration of Victorian anxieties about what it was to be human.
The Conjugial Angel (whose odd spelling of conjugal derives from Emanuel Swedenborg ) relates the story...
Byatt, A. S. A. S. Byatt.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Mary Catherine Hume|
|Other Life Event||Alfred Tennyson||
Apparently he later used mesmerism to soothe his wife after the birth of their son. He was also interested in the ideas of the eighteenth-century philosopher and seer Emanuel Swedenborg .
Porter, Katherine H. Through a Glass Darkly: Spiritualism in the Browning Circle. Octagon, 1972.
Fifty years later EF remembered being a unit of a circle where Faiths, Politics, Systems & Literature were constantly discussed—I, a mere listener among the Elite of those well qualified to be assailants & defenders....
|Author summary||Mary Catherine Hume||
MCH , who following her marriage published as Mary Hume-Rothery, wrote in a number of genres from the mid-nineteenth century onwards Her works include a biography, several collections of poems (many of which reflect her...
|Textual Production||Jane Francesca, Lady Wilde||
Jane Francesca, Lady Wilde , probably either translated or revised an earlier translation of philosopher Emanuel Swedenborg 's Heaven and Hell, with the new title The Future Life.
Melville, Joy. Mother of Oscar. John Murray, 1999.