By Catherine Maxwell
It examines six overdue Victorian writers - Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Walter Pater, Vernon Lee, Eugene Lee-Hamilton, Theodore Watts-Dunton and Thomas Hardy - to bare their dedication to a Romantic visionary culture which floor in the direction of the top of the 19th century according to the specter of starting to be materialism. supplying precise and inventive readings of either poetry and prose, moment Sight exhibits different ways that past due Victorian writers circulate past materiality, with no wasting a dedication to it, to discover the mysterious relation among the obvious and the unseen.
A significant second look of the post-Romantic visionary mind's eye, with implications for our figuring out of literary modernism, moment Sight could be required studying for students attracted to the literature of the overdue Victorian period.
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Second Sight: The Visionary Imagination in Late Victorian Literature by Catherine Maxwell