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Good Priest, Virtuous Woman: Thérèse of Lisieux and Non-Heroic Sanctity in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century French Literature

Alleaume-Ross, Kathleen (2019) Good Priest, Virtuous Woman: Thérèse of Lisieux and Non-Heroic Sanctity in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century French Literature. Doctor of Philosophy thesis, UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

This thesis argues that the person of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (1873-1897) is connected to the way in which non-heroic sanctity is portrayed in the literary tropes of the Good Priest and Virtuous Woman of nineteenth and early twentieth-century French literature.

Item Type: Theses (Doctor of Philosophy)
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: Thérèse of Lisieux, good priest, bad priest, virtuous woman, imposture, redemption narrative, vicarious suffering, mystical substitution, non-heroic suffering, Theresian figures.
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: C - Church History
College/Association with University of Divinity: Pilgrim Theological College
Depositing User: Dr Suman Kashyap
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2020 04:00
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2020 04:00
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/3856

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