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Mysticism in seventeenth-century English literature

Elbert Nevius Sebring Thompson

Mysticism in seventeenth-century English literature

by Elbert Nevius Sebring Thompson

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Published by [s.n.] in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.,
  • Mysticism in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Elbert N. S. Thompson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. ;
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18192700M

    Yet in a very Victorian Englishwoman wrote a book in which she argues that nearly twenty of the nineteenth century's writers were mystics to one degree or another. In Mysticism and English Literature, which has recently been reprinted once again, Caroline Spurgeon () also asks: "what does the mystic see?" Her answer, in three. Christian mysticism refers to mystical practices and theory within Christianity. Mysticism is not so much a doctrine as a method of thought. [1] It has often been connected to mystical theology, especially in the Roman Catholic and Orthodox Christianity (both the Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox traditions).

    A History of Seventeenth-Century Literature outlines significant developments in the English literary tradition between the years and An energetic and provocative history of English literature from Part of the major Blackwell History of English Literature series. This is the first systematic and thorough study of mysticism or contemplation in these three seventeenth-century poets and in three modern writers. It not only clarifies the very confused issue of mysticism in seventeenth-century poetry but also connects seventeenth-century poets with modern literature and science through the contemplative tradition; from the Bible and Plato and Church fathers 5/5(2).

    Mysticism, the practice of religious ecstasies (religious experiences during alternate states of consciousness), together with whatever ideologies, ethics, rites, myths, legends, and magic may be related to them. The Ecstasy of St. Teresa, marble and gilded bronze niche sculpture by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, –52; in the Cornaro Chapel, Santa. Last week, aro people downloaded books from my site - 8 people gave books can take me from 2 to 10 hours to create. I want to keep them free, but need some support to be able to do so. If you can, please make a small donation (the average is £).


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MYSTICISM IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLISH LITERATURE BY ELBERT N. THoMPsoN Milton's undisguised scorn of the " libidinous and ignorant poetasters " of his generation may seem at first only another in-stance of his unbending attitude toward the lighter pleasures of the world.' Other poets, however, of the sixteenth and seventeenth.

Mysticism in English Literature [Spurgeon, Caroline F.E.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Mysticism in English Literature/5(9). Get this from a library. Mysticism in seventeenth-century English literature. [Elbert N S Thompson]. Mysticism in seventeenth-century English literature by Thompson, Elbert Nevius Sebring, Pages: Thomas Traherne is a mystical writer of singular charm and originality.

The manuscripts of his poems and his prose Meditations, a kind of spiritual autobiography and notebook, were only discovered and printed quite recently, and they form a valuable addition to the mystical literature. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers & Technology Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Librivox Free Audiobook. Full Cord Bluegrass Podcasts. Featured software All software latest This Just In Old School Emulation MS-DOS Games Historical Software Classic PC Games Software Library. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread Spurgeon, Caroline F. (Caroline Frances Eleanor), Title: Mysticism in English Literature Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: English literature -- History and criticism Subject: Mysticism -- Great Britain Subject: Mysticism.

Mysticism in English literature Paperback – 25 Jun by Caroline F. Spurgeon (Author) out of 5 stars 9 ratings. See all 82 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Kindle Edition "Please retry" /5(9). The 17th century is a period, which many English historians and literary scholars prefer to any other.

During most of it England had her own course both in her political and literary life. After Queen Elizabeth's death James VI of Scotland became King James I of England in J Like Elizabeth he tried to rule without parliament as much as possible.

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Mysticism is a term so irresponsibly applied in English that it has become the first duty of those who use it to explain what they mean by it. The Concise Oxford Dictionary () after defining a mystic as "one who believes in spiritual apprehension of truths beyond the understanding " adds "whence mysticism, (often contempt)".Pages: Excerpt.

The field covered by this study of Christian mysticism in the Elizabethan Age is practically uncharted and uncultivated. This period has been looked upon as contributing little to the development of mystical literature, notwithstanding the reasonable inference that mystical writing could not have ended suddenly with the death.

The variety of applications of the term "mysticism" has forced me to restrict myself here to a discussion of that philosophical type of mysticism which concerns itself with questions of ultimate reality.

My aim, too, has been to consider this subject in connection with great English writers. I have had, therefore, to exclude, with regret, the literature of America, so rich in mystical thought. Mysticism is the practice of religious ecstasies (religious experiences during alternate states of consciousness), together with whatever ideologies, ethics, rites, myths, legends, and magic may be related to them.

It may also refer to the attainment of insight in ultimate or hidden truths, and to human transformation supported by. Mysticism in English Literature. Chapter I. Introduction. Mysticism is a term so irresponsibly applied in English that it has become the first duty of those who use it to explain what they mean by it.

The _Concise Oxford Dictionary_ (), after defining a mystic as "one who believes in spiritual apprehension of truths beyond the. seventeenth century tended to foster mystical thought in England. The group of Cambridge Platonists, to which Henry More belonged, gave new expression to the great Neo-platonic ideas, but in addition to this a strong vein of mysticism had been kept alive in Amsterdam, where the exiled Separatists had gone in They flourished there and waxed.

“Religion is nothing but institutionalized mysticism. The catch is, mysticism does not lend itself to institutionalization. The moment we attempt to organize mysticism, we destroy its essence. Religion, then, is mysticism in which the mystical has been killed. Mysticism in seventeenth-century English literature: by Elbert N.S.

Thompson. Milton and Jakob Boehme: A Study of German Mysticism in Seventeenth-century England Volume 1 of Germanic literature and culture Germanic literature and culture; a series of monographs: Author: Margaret Lewis Bailey: Publisher: Oxford University Press, American Branch, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: Length: ( views) Mysticism in English Literature by Caroline F.

E. Spurgeon - Cambridge University Press, Author restrict herself to a discussion of that philosophical type of mysticism which concerns itself with questions of ultimate reality.

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