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Romanticism and transcendence : Wordsworth, Coleridge, and the religious imagination

Romanticism and transcendence : Wordsworth, Coleridge, and the religious imagination

Author: J Robert Barth
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Grounded in the thought of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Romanticism and Transcendence explores the religious dimensions of imagination in the Romantic tradition, both theoretically and in the poetry of Wordsworth and Coleridge. J. Robert Barth suggests that we may look to Coleridge for the theoretical grounding of the view of religious imagination proposed in this book, but that it is in Wordsworth above all that we  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Barth, J. Robert.
Romanticism and transcendence.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2002151324
Named Person: William Wordsworth; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; William Wordsworth; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; William Wordsworth
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Robert Barth
ISBN: 0826262910 9780826262912 9780826214539 0826214533
OCLC Number: 56479748
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 146 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Prologue: Imagination and Religious Experience --
I. Visions and Revisions: The Journey to the 1850 Prelude --
II. Poet, Death, and Immortality: The Prelude, Book 5 --
III. Time and the Timeless: The Temporal Imagination in The Prelude --
IV. "The Feeding Source": Imagination and the Transcendent in The Prelude --
V. Role of Humankind in the Poetry of Wordsworth and Coleridge --
VI. "A Spring of Love": Prayer and Blessing in "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" --
VII. "In the Midnight Wood": The Power and Limits of Prayer in "Christabel" --
VIII. Religious Imagination and the Transcedence of Art.
Responsibility: J. Robert Barth.
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This work brings together literary theory, poetry and religious experience. By exploring levels of Wordsworth and Coleridge's poetry that are often ignored, J. Robert Barth provides an understanding  Read more...


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