Providential Defiance: Women Contesting Theocracy in American Historical Fiction

Payson, Christine.

2018

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  • Abstract: Providential Defiance: Women Contesting Theocracy in American Historical Fiction 1827-2008 reads six works of American historical fiction and drama set in Puritan Massachusetts. Each text features women whose commitment to their religious convictions requires rebellion against their government. These characters form a counterhistory in dialogue with and frequently in contradiction to con... read more
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