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Gothic immortals

by Marie Mulvey Roberts | 27 April 2016
Synopsis
First published in 1990, this book represents the first full-length study of into the group of novels designated 'Rosicrucian' and traces the emergence of this distinct fictional genre, revealing a continuous occult tradition running through seemingly diverse literary texts. Taking the Enlightenment as a starting point, the author shows how the physician's secular appropriation of the idea of eternal life, through the study of longevity and physical decay, attracted writers like William Godwin. It focuses on the bodily immortality of the Rosicrucian hero and investigates the novels of five major writers - Godwin, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Shelley, Maturin, and Bulwer-Lytton.
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Synopsis
First published in 1990, this book represents the first full-length study of into the group of novels designated 'Rosicrucian' and traces the emergence of this distinct fictional genre, revealing a continuous occult tradition running through seemingly diverse literary texts. Taking the Enlightenment as a starting point, the author shows how the physician's secular appropriation of the idea of eternal life, through the study of longevity and physical decay, attracted writers like William Godwin. It focuses on the bodily immortality of the Rosicrucian hero and investigates the novels of five major writers - Godwin, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Shelley, Maturin, and Bulwer-Lytton.
€154.00
462 Reward Points
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Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9781138671515
Format -
Publisher -
Published - 27/04/2016
Categories - All, Books, Fiction, Literature, Literary Reference & Essays
No. of Pages - 253
Weight - 434
Edition - 2nd Edition
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 22
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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