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The holy and the daemonic from Sir Thomas Browne to William Blake / R.D. Stock.


Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1982] .
ISBN 0691064954, 9780691064956

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Subjects Dämonie.
Engels.
Englisch.
English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Early modern.
English literature.
Geschichte (1600-1700)
Geschichte (1600-1900)
Geschichte (1700-1900)
Geschichte 1650-1790.
Letterkunde.
Literatur.
Littérature anglaise -- 17e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature anglaise -- 18e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Okkultismus.
Religieuze ervaring.
Religion dans la littérature.
Religion in literature.
Religion.
Description 395 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1982]
©1982
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introductory: The demons and the scholars -- The plurality of brave new worlds: the numen and the lumen -- High doctrines of the holy: the supposed fideism of Sir Thomas Browne, Dryden, and Pascal -- The witch of Endor and the Gadarene swine: the debate over witchcraft and miracles in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries -- Propping with a twig: rationalism and daemonianism in Pope and Swift -- Terror and awe in mid-century poetry: Watts, Akenside, Thomson, Young -- Skeptical and reverent empiricism: Hume and Johnson -- Spiritual horror in the novel: Richardson, Radcliffe, Beckford, Lewis -- Religious love and fear in late-century poetry: Smart, Wesley, Cowper, Blake -- Epilogue: The next stage.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7672138
(OCoLC)ocm07672138
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WorldCat Identities Stock, R. D. 1941-
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