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Nature and the literary imagination

Northern Literary Symposium (1st 1983 Nipissing University College)

Nature and the literary imagination

papers given at the First Northern Literary Symposium, Nipissing University College, North Bay, Ontario, October 14-15, 1983

by Northern Literary Symposium (1st 1983 Nipissing University College)

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Published by The College in North Bay, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
  • Nature in literature -- Congresses.,
  • Canadian literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by Vincent D. Sharman.
    ContributionsSharman, Vincent D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR409.N38 N67 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination114 p. ;
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2593699M
    LC Control Number85147326

    Nineteenth-century British literature and culture are a rich field for interdisciplinary studies. Since the turn of the twentieth century, scholars and critics have tracked the intersections and tensions between Victorian literature and the visual arts, politics, social organisation, economic life, technical innovations, scientific thought - in short, culture in its broadest sense. Literary adaptation is the adapting of a literary source (e.g. a novel, short story, poem) to another genre or medium, such as a film, stage play, or video game.. It can also involve adapting the same literary work in the same genre or medium just for different purposes, e.g. to work with a smaller cast, in a smaller venue (or on the road), or for a different demographic group (such as.

      Imagination and the divine. The poet’s failure to locate the sublime in nature is countered, however, by a rousing hymn to the imagination. In lines that affirm the superiority of mind over nature, Wordsworth writes of how imagination reveals the . This book is a study of the role of the imagination. It focuses on the imaginative use of language in literature (poetry and narrative prose); but it also touches on some more comprehensive issues, for the questions it discusses are questions regarding the relationship between mind, reality and unreality.

    logical; the spiritual qualities of man and nature demanded inquiry by the heart.” (Toyne, ) So, this was the time when the writers of the period felt and experienced a complete sway of imagination. And among the literary dictators of the preceding age like John.   Romanticism was an intellectual and artistic movement that originated in the second half of the 18 th century. It was a reactionary response against the scientific rationalisation of nature during the Enlightenment, commonly expressed in literature, music, painting and drama.


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