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William Gilbert and esoteric Romanticism : a contextual study and annotated edition of The hurricane

Author: Paul Cheshire; William Gilbert
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2018.
Series: Romantic reconfigurations : studies in literature and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William Gilbert, poet, theosophist and astrologer, published <i>The Hurricane: A Theosophical and Western Eclogue</i> in Bristol in 1796, while he was on intimate terms with key members of Bristol literary culture: Coleridge published an extract from <i>The Hurricane</i> in his radical periodical <i>The Watchman</i>; Robert Southey wrote of the poem's 'passages of exquisite  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Cheshire; William Gilbert
ISBN: 9781786948724 1786948729
OCLC Number: 1198352072
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 04 Dec 2019).
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico (xiii, 254 p.)).
Contents: AcknowledgementsAbbreviationsIntroductionPart One: William Gilbert in Romantic Culture1. A Magus of the 1790s: William Gilbert in Bristol and London2. Bristol and the First Romantics3. 'With no unholy madness': Gilbert and Coleridge4. 'My astrological friend': Gilbert and Southey5. The Calenture: Gilbert and WordsworthPart Two: The HurricaneThe Hurricane a Theosophical and Western Eclogue. To which is subjoined, A Solitary Effusion in a Summer's Evening. 6. The Hurricane and Hermetic Geography7. Decoding the Allegory of the 'Theosophical and Western Eclogue'8. Son of a Saintly Slave OwnerPart Three: Conclusion 9. Esoteric RomanticismBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Romantic reconfigurations : studies in literature and culture.
Responsibility: Paul Cheshire.

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This first annotated edition of William Gilbert's enigmatic poem, The Hurricane: a Theosophical and Western Eclogue, with extended interpretative chapters informed by Gilbert's magical and  Read more...

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