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Published by S. Sugden in La Salle, Ill .
Written in English


  • O"Connor, Flannery -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Poe, Edgar Allan, -- 1809-1849 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, -- 1804-1864 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Authors, American.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Other titlesWhy Flannery O"Connor stayed home., Why Poe drank liquor., Why Hawthorne was melancholy.
Statementby Marion Montgomery.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22083406M
ISBN 100893850136

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Series: The Prophetic poet and the spirit of the age; Hardcover: pages; Publisher: Sherwood Sugden & Company; 1st ed edition (March 1, ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds; Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a reviewAuthor: Marion Montgomery. Montgomery is an old school critic doing textual and contextual analysis, and so he discusses and develops the themes of Hawthorne's spiritual discontent, irony against the Transcendentalism of his age, religious conservatism and poetic freedom in context of the two hundred years of American and Continental literature before him and the hundred and fifty years of literature after him, following his 5/5. Why Flannery O'Connor Stayed Home (The Prophetic Poet and the Spirit of the Age) Hardcover – January 1, by Marion Montgomery (Author)Cited by: 2. Prophetic poet and the spirit of the age. La Salle, Ill.: Sherwood Sugden, (OCoLC) Named Person: Flannery O'Connor; Edgar Allan Poe; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Flannery O'Connor; Edgar Allan Poe: Document Type: Book: All Authors / .

Click to read more about Why Poe Drank Liquor: Prophetic Poet and the Spirit of the New Age (The Prophetic poet and the spirit of the age) by Marion Montgomery. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers5/5. The Spirit of the Age (), Hazlitt’s most famous book, is a sequence of 18 essays Hazlitt had begun in ‘Contemporary Portraits’, as the subtitle explains, of major literary and political figures. What does Hazlitt say about Wordsworth in this essay? Here, Hazlitt is more generous than in his previous essay on Wordsworth. Thomas Campbell (–) was a Scottish poet and the editor of the New Monthly Magazine, where several of the essays that were later incorporated into The Spirit of the Age were first published. Literature reflects ‘zeitgeist’ or the time-spirit. Everyman, according to Goethe’s statement, is the citizen of his age as well as of his country. Literature as a whole grows and changes from generation to generation and obviously it is the rise, growth and decline of ideas, precepts and morals.

Marion Montgomery is the author of 'Why Poe Drank Liquor: Prophetic Poet and the Spirit of the New Age (The Prophetic poet and the spirit of the age)' with ISBN and ISBN Why Hawthorne Was Melancholy: The Prophetic Poet and the Spirit of the Age (The Prophetic Poet and the Spirit of the Age, Vol 3 of a Triology) by Montgomery, Marion Format: Hardcover Change4/5.   The third age, the age of the Spirit, was the age in which was to come, an age in which Christians would relate to the Spirit most of all. Phyllis Tickle’s book references this and asks the question “What if we’re living in that age, right now?” What if the age of the spirit that Fiore was pointing to is the age in which the are living.   He goes on to describe the “electric life which burns within their words” describing poets as shapers of the world around them, forgers of natural law; as the “spirit of the age” (). Wordsworth’s initial lines of The Prelude align closely with Shelley’s definition. He discusses his prophetic nature as one that comes ‘naturally.