Apocalypse and Millennium in English Romantic Poetry

Apocalypse and Millennium in English Romantic Poetry

by Morton D. Paley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198185006

ISBN-13: 9780198185000

Pub. Date: 10/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press

"The interrelationship of apocalypse and millennium is a dominant concern in British Romanticism. The Book of Revelation provides a model of history in which apocalypse is followed by millennium, but the major Romantic poets question the possibility of a successful secularization of this model. Is history developing towards end time and millennium, or is it cyclical

Overview

"The interrelationship of apocalypse and millennium is a dominant concern in British Romanticism. The Book of Revelation provides a model of history in which apocalypse is followed by millennium, but the major Romantic poets question the possibility of a successful secularization of this model. Is history developing towards end time and millennium, or is it cyclical and purposeless?"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198185000
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Blake
Coleridge
Wordsworth
Byron
Shelley
Keats
Bibliography
Index

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