Poetry and Revelation: For a Phenomenology of Religious Poetry

Poetry and Revelation: For a Phenomenology of Religious Poetry

by Kevin Hart


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472598301
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 09/20/2018
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.11(h) x 1.01(d)

About the Author

Kevin Hart is Edwin B. Kyle Professor of Christian Studies at the Department of Religious Studies, University of Virginia, USA. He also holds professorships in the Department of English and the Department of French. He has written a number of scholarly books, edited collections, and written several volumes of poetry.

Table of Contents


Part 1

1. Poetry and Revelation: Hopkins, Counter-Experience and Reductio

2. “For the Life Was Manifested”: On “Material Spirit” in Hopkins

3. Eliot's Rose-Garden

Part 2

4. God's Little Mountains

5. “it / is true”

6. Transcendence in Tears

7. Uncommon Equivocation in Hill

Part 3

8. Susannah without the Cherub

9. Darkness and Lostness: A Poem by Judith Wright

10. “Only This”: Some Phenomenology and Religion in Robert Gray

Part 4

11. A Voice Answering a Voice: Philippe Jaccottet and the “Dream of God”

12. Eugenio Montale and the Other Truth

13. La Poesia è Scala a Dio: On Charles Wright's “Belief beyond Belief”

Part 5

14. Contemplation and Concretion: Four Marian Lyrics

15. Ambassadors and Votaries of Silence


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