Four dialectical theories of poetry; an aspect of English neoclassical criticism [by] Robert Marsh.

Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1965] .

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Subjects English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
English literature.
Littérature anglaise -- 18e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Description xii, 223 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date [1965]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. Forms of neoclassical theory: Problematic, rhetorical, and causal forms -- The dialectical form: orientation, method, themes -- The analysis of individual theories -- 2. Shaftesbury and the inward colloquy: Poetry and philosophy -- Enthusiasm and genius -- The poet as "second maker" -- 3. Akenside and the powers of imagination: Poetic fancy and the forms of being -- Genius and the inspiration of beauty -- Divine creation and the mimic art -- 4. Hartley and the providence of God: Association, invention, and the precepts of religion -- Inspiration and enthusiasm -- The imitation of God -- 5. Harris and the dialectic of books: Poetry as the master science -- Genius and the mind of God -- Art as power: human and divine -- 6. Varieties of dialectical theory: The true nature and value of poetry -- The range of neoclassical dialectic -- The universality of dialectical theory: some recent parallels -- Appendix: Dialectical problems and romantic theory: S.T. Coleridge.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)349900
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WorldCat Identities Marsh, Robert Harrison, 1926-
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