The Viper on the Hearth: Mormons, Myths, and the Construction of Heresy
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The author of The Viper on the Hearth: Mormons, Myths, and the Construction of Heresy is Terryl Givens Nineteenth-century American writers frequently cast the Mormon as a stock villain in such fictional genres as mysteries, westerns, and popular The Mormons were depicted as a violent and perverse people--the "viper on the hearth"--who sought to violate the domestic sphere of the While other critics have mined the socio-political sources of anti-Mormonism, Givens is the first to reveal how popular fiction, in its attempt to deal with the sources and nature of this conflict, constructed an image of the Mormon as a religious and social.This title is available at BookMoving on Terryl Givens's eBooks, .The Viper on the Hearth: ... Textbook, course, ebook, pdf, download at bookmoving .