On poetic interpretation of nature by John Campbell Shairp

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Author Shairp, John Campbell, 1819-1885
Title On poetic interpretation of nature
Original Publication United States: Houghton, Mifflin,1900.
Contents The sources of poetry -- The poetic feeling awakened by the world of nature -- Poetic and scientific wonder -- Will science put out poetry? -- How far science may modify poetry -- The mystical side of nature -- Primeval imagination working on nature: Language and mythology -- Some of the ways in which poets deal with nature -- Nature in Hebrew poetry, and in Homer -- Nature in Lucretius and Virgil -- Nature in Chaucer, Shakespeare, and Milton -- Return to nature begun by Allan Ramsay and Thomson -- Nature in Collins, Gray, Goldsmith, Cowper, and Burns -- Wordsworth as an interpreter of nature.
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Language English
LoC Class PN: Language and Literatures: Literature: General, Criticism, Collections
Subject Poetry -- History and criticism
Subject Nature in literature
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EBook-No. 68066
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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