The Viper on the Hearth

The Viper on the Hearth : Mormons, Myths, and the Construction of Heresy

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Nineteenth-century American writers cast the Mormon as a villain in fictional genres. The Mormons were depicted as a violent people who sought to violate the domestic sphere of the mainstream. This work shows how popular fiction constructed an image of the Mormon as a religious and social other.show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0195356349
  • 9780195356342

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