Death & the Future Life in Victorian Literature & Theology.

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Wheeler, noted literary critic and cultural historian of the Victorian era, discusses the "anxious speculation and fierce controversy" around the topics of death, judgment, heaven and hell in Victorian Britain. Wheeler draws on Victorian literature and religious writings, as well as sermons, tracts, biographical writings, sacred poetry, and 'guides to heaven' to help readers understand the intense examination of death and afterlife in those times. Very good condition. Slight wear to jacket, slight corner bumps. One page bottom corner is folded. Cambridge University Press. 1990 1st ed. Hb, Dj. USED. $45.00