The Influence of Mysticism on 20th Century British and American Literature

The Influence of Mysticism on 20th Century British and American Literature

by David Garrett Izzo

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786441068
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 04/09/2009
Pages: 191
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

David Garrett Izzo is an emeritus professor of English who has published 16 books and 60 essays of literary scholarship, as well as three novels and two plays. He lives in Fuquay Varina, North Carolina.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Preface: The Man of Steel as Mystic 1

Introduction: The Comet That Changed the World 5



1. Vedanta and Theosophy: Preludes to a New Literature 13

2. Aldous Huxley and W.H. Auden: Mysticism as a Literary Theory 23

3. Mystical Philosophy as Applied to Philosophers and Literary Theorists 63

4. Mystical Theory Applied to 20th Century British Literature 93

5. Mystical Theory as Applied to 20th Century American Literature 129



Chapter Notes 163

Bibliography 167

Index 181

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