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The Near and Distant God
Poetry, Idealism and Religious Thought from Holderlin to Eliot





ISBN 9780367603403
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
194 Pages

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This book shows that a major strand in the development of modern poetry in German and English can be seen as a protracted response to the religious crises of post-Idealist thought. It focuses on the hermeneutic dimension of Die Religion.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Poetry, Idealism, Religion Part I 1. The Near and Distant God 2. The Crisis of Redemption Part II 3. Concealment and Revelation: Mörike and Hopkins 4. After Strange Gods: Rilke and Eliot 5. Conclusion: Real Presences

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Ian Cooper