Newman's Visionary Georgic Hardback

A Reading of Parochial Sermons

by Victor J Lams;


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Newman's Visionary Georgic

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Building upon the evidence that John Henry Newman's Parochial Sermons is a georgic (Lams, 2004), the current book defines and discusses the visionary georgic, a subset of the genre whose exemplars include Lucretius' De rerum natura and Wordsworth's The Prelude. Newman's visionary georgic defends Christian revelation against the rationalistic subjectivism that tended to displace religious faith by Wordsworthian self-exploration, leading to the Victorian redefinition of literature as secular scripture. Subjects discussed include Newman's relations with readers, his sermonic rhetoric, and his analysis of doctrines celebrated in the Church's liturgy.

Newman's Visionary Georgic by Victor J Lams was published by Peter Lang Publishing Inc in June 2006. The ISBN for Newman's Visionary Georgic is 9780820463773.

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Page last updated 12th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherPeter Lang Publishing Inc (June 2006)
Weight450g
Number of Pages143
Height230 mm
Width160 mm
ISBN9780820463773
ISBN-100820463779
Product Code4056020
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