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Author Watts, Linda S., 1960-

Title Rapture untold : gender, mysticism, and the 'moment of recognition' in works by Gertrude Stein / Linda S. Watts.

Published New York : P. Lang, [1996]


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 UniM Bail  818.5209 STEIN/WATT    AVAILABLE
Physical description 182 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Writing about women, 1053-7937 ; vol. 20.
Writing about women. 1053-7937 ; vol. 20.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [170]-182).
Contents "If You Enjoy It You Understand It": Gertrude Stein and Experimental Reading, or Will Breaking the Code Break the Silence / Sentence / Sequence / Cycle / Spell? -- She "Finds Her Exaltation in Resisting": Women's Responses to Patriarchal Faith in the Radcliffe Themes (1895) and The Making of Americans (1903-1911) -- William James, Gertrude Stein, and the "Faith-State": Meanings of Mystical Repose and Quest in Quod Erat Demonstrandum -- "Can Women Have Wishes": Gender and Spiritual Narrative in "Lend a hand or Four Religions" (1922) -- Saving Grace: Woman-Centered Theology in Lucy Church Amiably (1927) -- Genius and Saint: The Contemplative Life in Four Saints in Three Acts (1927) -- "Serving God" and "Serving Mammon": Competing Modes of Literary Production in the Writings of Gertrude Stein -- "Reject Rejoice Rejuvenate": Gertrude Stein's Feminist Critique of Spiritual and Literary Traditions.
Subject Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Mysticism and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Feminism and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Recognition in literature.
Epiphanies in literature.
Sex role in literature.
ISBN 0820428124 (hc : alk. paper)