Oracles and Hierophants: Constructions of Romantic Authority

By: Riede, David G.

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Shedding new light on the institutionalization of literature as a kind of secular scripture in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, David G. Riede explores the ways in which major Romantic poets constructed the authority behind their own writings. He maintains that such seemingly idiosyncratic, iconoclastic writers as Blake, Wordsworth, and Coleridge ultimately insist upon their own authority, even to the point of imaging themselves as priests or churches.

Title: Oracles and Hierophants: Constructions of Romantic Authority

Author Name: Riede, David G.

Categories: English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,

Publisher: NCROL:

ISBN Number: 080142626X

ISBN Number 13: 9780801426261

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z080142626XZ2

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