Author:Beach, Joseph Warren


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The Concept of Nature in Nineteenth-Century English Poetry

By: Beach, Joseph Warren

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014273

Condition: Good

The author traces the romantic and philosophical nineteenth-century concept of nature "in a synthesis of views derived from science, religion and philosophy; and shows how, in poets like Wordsworth, Emerson and Meredith, the abstract idea supports and is colored by their love for the 'beauteous forms' of the material world and their mystical sense of man's oneness with the universal spirit, providing them with a kind of substitute for dogmatic religion." Green cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 618 pages (including Notes, Index). Bumped corners/spine ends, dusty/lightly tanne... View more info