Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. Classical Rhetoric and Nineteenth-Century Prose in Victorian Homiletic Theory

2. "To Read is Human, To Extemporise Divine": Manuscript Versus Extemporaneous Preaching in Victorian Britain

3. "A Nation of 'sermon Tasters'": Preaching and sermon Publishing in Victorian Britain

4. "He Was Never a Drawing-Room Preacher": The Orality-Dominant sermons of Charles Haddon Spurgeon

5. "They Read Well and . . . He Preaches Them Well": The Oratorical and Literary Qualities of John Henry Newman's Anglican sermons

6. From the Pulpit to the Press: George MacDonald's Spoken and Unspoken sermons

7. Orality-Literacy Contrasts in Representative sermons by Spurgeon, Newman, and MacDonald

Conclusion

Notes

Index

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