The Near and Distant God: Poetry, Idealism and Religious Thought from Holderlin to Eliot, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Near and Distant God

Poetry, Idealism and Religious Thought from Holderlin to Eliot, 1st Edition

By Ian Cooper

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200 pages

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Description

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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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
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LITERARY CRITICISM / General