Swinburne's Apollo: Myth, Faith, and Victorian Spirituality

Swinburne's Apollo: Myth, Faith, and Victorian Spirituality

by Yisrael Levin

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ISBN-13: 9781317047377
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/01/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Yisrael Levin, Visiting Assistant Professor, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, USA.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: a myth of one's own; Part I Apollonian Origins: Apollo in the 19th century; Sunrise: Apollonian imagery in Swinburne's early poetry; Light of nations: solar imagery in Swinburne's political poetry. Part II Apollonian Myth: The desire for a new god and the terror of divine revelation; ‘On the cliffs' and the matrix of Apollonian manifestations; The Sun-God and the perceiving poet; ‘A nympholept' and the end of mythopoeia; Conclusion: holy water; Works cited; Index.

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