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The Mutual Flame On Shakespeare's Sonnets and The Phonenix and the Turtle

By G. Wilson Knight Copyright 1955
    250 Pages
    by Routledge

    248 Pages
    by Routledge

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    First Published in 2002. This is a collection of essays and commentary on some of Shakespeare’s Sonnets looking at the areas of symbolism, time and eternity, integration and their expansion and moves onto the metaphysical poem of the Phoenix and the Turtle and considers if it has the same love as celebrated in the Sonnets.

    Part 1 The Sonnets; Chapter 1 Facts and Problems; Chapter 2 The Integration Pattern; Chapter 3 Symbolism; Chapter 4 Time and Eternity; Chapter 5 The Expansion; Chapter 6 Conclusion; Part 2 Phoenix and Turtle; Chapter 7 Preliminary Remarks; Chapter 8 Love’s Martyr; Chapter 9 The Poetical Essays; Chapter 10 Shakespeare’s Poem; Chapter 11 Other Poets;


    K.G. Wilson Knight Emeritus Professor of English Literature in the University of Leeds Formerly Chancellors’ Professor of English at Trinity College, Toronto