The Resource Ecstasy and understanding : religious awareness in English poetry from the late Victorian to the modern period, edited by Adrian Grafe

Ecstasy and understanding : religious awareness in English poetry from the late Victorian to the modern period, edited by Adrian Grafe

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Ecstasy and understanding : religious awareness in English poetry from the late Victorian to the modern period
Title
Ecstasy and understanding
Title remainder
religious awareness in English poetry from the late Victorian to the modern period
Statement of responsibility
edited by Adrian Grafe
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection of research explores the interaction of religious awareness and literary expression in English poetry in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Many different types of poetics may be seen to be at work in the period 1875 to 2005, along with various kinds of religious awareness and poetic expression. Religious experience has a crucial influence on literary language, and the latter is renewed by religious culture. The religious dimension has been a decisive factor of modern English poetic expression of the last hundred years or so. The religious and mystical dimension of
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
821.909382
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR585.R4
LC item number
E37 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Grafe, Adrian
Series statement
Continuum literary studies series
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  • English poetry
  • English poetry
  • Religion in literature
Label
Ecstasy and understanding : religious awareness in English poetry from the late Victorian to the modern period, edited by Adrian Grafe
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Gerard Manley Hopkins as religious conduit in Geoffrey Hill, George Mackay Brown and Edwin Muir; 2 From the beauty of religion to the religion of beauty: Catholicism and aestheticism in fin-de-siecle poetry; 3 The heart''s censer: liturgy, poetry and the Catholic devotional revolution; 4 Hymns in a man''s life: the Congregational chapel and D. H. Lawrence''s early poetry; 5 Slouching towards Bethlehem: Yeats, Eliot, and the Modernist Apocalypse; 6 ''The unattended moment'': selfhood and the experience of the transcendent in Four Quartets
  • 7 ''If/Sins can be forgiven, if bodies rise from the dead'': forgiveness and the body in Auden''s post-conversion poems8 Kathleen Raine''s song of the living soul; 9 The sacrificial victim in David Jones''s In Parenthesis; 10 ''For the failure of language there is no redress'': R.S. Thomas, poetry and prayer; 11 The metaphysical joke: church going with Philip Larkin; 12 ''Metamorphic power'': Geoffrey Hill and Gerard Manley Hopkins; 13 Simone Weil among the poets; 14 Unpropitious: Christian poetry and ''now''; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (196 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441193131
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computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)3710000000109449
  • (EBL)1749906
  • (SSID)ssj0001235479
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11703344
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001235479
  • (PQKBWorkID)11223391
  • (PQKB)11439898
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1749906
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000109449
Label
Ecstasy and understanding : religious awareness in English poetry from the late Victorian to the modern period, edited by Adrian Grafe
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Gerard Manley Hopkins as religious conduit in Geoffrey Hill, George Mackay Brown and Edwin Muir; 2 From the beauty of religion to the religion of beauty: Catholicism and aestheticism in fin-de-siecle poetry; 3 The heart''s censer: liturgy, poetry and the Catholic devotional revolution; 4 Hymns in a man''s life: the Congregational chapel and D. H. Lawrence''s early poetry; 5 Slouching towards Bethlehem: Yeats, Eliot, and the Modernist Apocalypse; 6 ''The unattended moment'': selfhood and the experience of the transcendent in Four Quartets
  • 7 ''If/Sins can be forgiven, if bodies rise from the dead'': forgiveness and the body in Auden''s post-conversion poems8 Kathleen Raine''s song of the living soul; 9 The sacrificial victim in David Jones''s In Parenthesis; 10 ''For the failure of language there is no redress'': R.S. Thomas, poetry and prayer; 11 The metaphysical joke: church going with Philip Larkin; 12 ''Metamorphic power'': Geoffrey Hill and Gerard Manley Hopkins; 13 Simone Weil among the poets; 14 Unpropitious: Christian poetry and ''now''; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (196 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441193131
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000109449
  • (EBL)1749906
  • (SSID)ssj0001235479
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11703344
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001235479
  • (PQKBWorkID)11223391
  • (PQKB)11439898
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1749906
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000109449

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