Romanticism and transcendence : Wordsworth, Coleridge, and the religious imagination /

"Grounded in the thought of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Romanticism and Transcendence explores the religious dimensions of imagination in the Romantic tradition, both theoretically and in the poetry of Wordsworth and Coleridge. J. Robert Barth suggests that we may look to Coleridge for the theoret...

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Main Author: Barth, J. Robert.
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2003.
Online Access:eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost) Current AU students, faculty, and staff, click here for full text.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue: Imagination and Religious Experience
  • I.. Visions and Revisions The Journey to the 1850 Prelude
  • II.. The Poet, Death, and Immortality The Prelude, Book 5
  • III.. Time and the Timeless The Temporal Imagination in The Prelude
  • IV.. "The Feeding Source" Imagination and the Transcendent in The Prelude
  • V.. The Role of Humankind in the Poetry of Wordsworth and Coleridge
  • VI.. "A Spring of Love" Prayer and Blessing in "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"
  • VII.. "In the Midnight Wood" The Power and Limits of Prayer in "Christabel"
  • VIII.. Religious Imagination and the Transcendence of Art
  • Works Cited
  • Index

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