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The quest for love.

Author: David Holbrook
Publisher: University, University of Alabama Press [1965]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author turns to the exploration of the relationship between the growth of a sense of reality and the capacity to love. He believes firmly in the civilizing influence of creative art on society, and attempts to show how Chaucer and Shakespeare transcended human imperfection and created a vision of continuity and hope by their understanding of human love.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Holbrook
OCLC Number: 233354
Description: 376 pages illustrations 21 cm
Contents: The quest for love and our sense of reality: recent psychoanalytical theories of the origins of consciousness --
Chaucer's debate on marriage --
Love and continuity in The Winter's tale --
The fiery hill: Lady Chatterley's lover --
We never come through: Look! We have come through!

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The author turns to the exploration of the relationship between the growth of a sense of reality and the capacity to love. He believes firmly in the civilizing influence of creative art on society, and attempts to show how Chaucer and Shakespeare transcended human imperfection and created a vision of continuity and hope by their understanding of human love.

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