More Light or Heat? A Spiritual Look at the Life of W. T. Stead

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W. T. Stead: Nonconformist and Newspaper Prophet: by Stewart J Brown, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019, xv + 226 pp., £30 (hardback), ISBN 9780198832539
Brown’s W. T. Stead: Nonconformist and Newspaper Prophet has that clarity, and its publication in the Oxford University Press ‘Spiritual Lives’ series, edited by Timothy Larsen, is indicative of that fact. Brown’s religious biography is a welcome and vital addition to our study of one of the nineteenth century’s most intriguing and paradoxical figures. The series itself, so far, is eclectic, featuring work on Christina Rossetti, John Stuart Mill, Woodrow Wilson, and Leonard Woolf. Again, being in this company rather suits Stead, who appeared as...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)145-148
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Victorian Culture
Volume26
Issue number1
Early online date5 Nov 2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jan 2021

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