Mystical Themes and Occult Symbolism in Modern Poetry: Wordsworth, Whitman, Hopkins, Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and Plath

Mystical Themes and Occult Symbolism in Modern Poetry: Wordsworth, Whitman, Hopkins, Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and Plath

by Dal-Yong Kim
     
 

This study argues that esoteric ideas of Friedrich Nietzsche and James Frazer provide answers to ontological questions about the origin and substance of poets looking beyond the established rationalist codes of the industrial society. The ideas also give comprehensive critical insight into creative bases on which the poets' various mystical or occult ideas work to…  See more details below

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This study argues that esoteric ideas of Friedrich Nietzsche and James Frazer provide answers to ontological questions about the origin and substance of poets looking beyond the established rationalist codes of the industrial society. The ideas also give comprehensive critical insight into creative bases on which the poets' various mystical or occult ideas work to produce their distinct creative characters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773437807
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
01/28/2010
Pages:
261
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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