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Author Kim, Dal-Yong, 1949-

Title Mystical themes and occult symbolism in modern poetry : Wordsworth, Whitman, Hopkins, Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and Plath / Dal-Yong Kim ; with a foreword by Timothy Materer.

Published Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, c2009.


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 UniM Bail  821.909382 KIM    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 261 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-348) and index.
Contents Literary mysticism and occultism: critical introduction -- William Wordsworth's "spots of time" and the Enlightenment -- Walt Whitman's "democratic self" and the "mystic Orient" -- Gerard Manley Hopkins's "inscape" as natural sacramentalism -- W.B. Yeats's occult poetics: the "wisdom of the daemonic image" -- Ezra Pound's "modern Eleusis" and Friedrich Nietzsche's Dionysianism -- T.S. Eliot's "still point" and New England puritanism -- Sylvia Plath's vitalist occultism: "a piranha religion" -- The mystic, the occult, and the self.
Subject English poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Mysticism in literature.
English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Occultism in literature.
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780773408586