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The Dream of Gerontius, Set to Music (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

The Dream of Gerontius, Set to Music (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by John Henry Cardinal Newman
 

Along with sermons, essays, and religious books, Newman was a noted author of hymns and poetry. A poetic imagining of the state of a pious soul just after death—as it journeys towards judgment—The Dream of Gerontius is one of Newman’s most famous poems. It was later set to music as an oratorio by Sir Edward Elgar.

Overview


Along with sermons, essays, and religious books, Newman was a noted author of hymns and poetry. A poetic imagining of the state of a pious soul just after death—as it journeys towards judgment—The Dream of Gerontius is one of Newman’s most famous poems. It was later set to music as an oratorio by Sir Edward Elgar.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411457447
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
09/06/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
198
Sales rank:
1,197,565
File size:
29 MB
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Meet the Author


Cardinal John Henry Newman (1801-1890) was an English writer and spiritual leader.  Originally an Anglican priest, he converted to Roman Catholicism between 1843 and 1845 and rose to become a Cardinal.  In 2010 he was beatified by Pope Benedict XVI.  He was also known for his writings, especially his autobiography, Apologia Pro Vita Sua (1865-66). 

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