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The occult in nineteenth century symbolist literature.

John Senior

The occult in nineteenth century symbolist literature.

by John Senior

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Symbolism in literature,
  • Occultism,
  • Literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Poetry, Modern -- 19th century -- History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination269 .
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13542165M
    OCLC/WorldCa26625001

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The secular historians of the nineteenth century progressive underground -- James Webb, Alan Gauld, the MacKenzies -- agree that the dominant figures in the occult/socialist movements were, with few exceptions, from Evangelical homes and whose the fathers were Anglican clergymen.

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[27] The history of the role that science (materialism) plays in the occult literature of nineteenth-century Europe is a topic too broad to be traced here.

James Webb (, ) offers the view that occultism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries amounts to what he terms a "flight from reason.". She then relates the story of their intertwined relationship, beginning with the Parisian occult revival of the late nineteenth century and its influence on symbolist art, literature and poetry, examining such fascinating figures as J.K.

Huysmans, Gustav Moreau, the illustrator Félicien Rops, and groups and movements such as Peladan’s Salon de la Rose+Croix, the peculiarly French tradition.

The occult mania that crested in the decades before the First World War had been intensifying throughout the nineteenth century. Its manifestations included Theosophy, Spiritism, Swedenborgianism.

Symbolism was a late nineteenth-century art movement of French, Russian and Belgian origin in poetry and other arts. In literature, the style originates with the publication of Charles Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du works of Edgar Allan Poe, which Baudelaire admired greatly and translated into French, were a significant influence and the source of many stock tropes and images.

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