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Author Rovira, James

Title Blake and Kierkegaard : creation and anxiety / by James Rovira

Publ Info London ; New York : Continuum, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  PR4148.C7 R68 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 184 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Continuum literary studies
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [151]-176) and index
Contents 1. Blake and Kierkegaard: Shared Contexts -- Sources of Kierkegaardian Anxiety and Creation Anxiety -- Denmark's and England's Shared Histories -- Denmark's and England's Cultural Anxieties -- Blake, Kierkegaard, and the Cultural Tensions -- 2. Blake, Kierkegaard, and the Socratic Tradition -- Human Personality and the Socratic Tradition -- Kierkegaard and the Socratic Tradition -- Blake and the Socratic Tradition -- 3. Blake, Kierkegaard, and the Classical Model of Personality -- Kierkegaard's Aesthetic Stage and Blake's Innocence -- Kierkegaard's Ethical Stage and Blake's Experience -- Kierkegaard's Religiousness A and B and Blake's Visionary Personality -- 4. Innocence, Generation, and the Fall in Blake and Kierkegaard -- Kierkegaard and the Problem of Generation -- Generation in Blake -- Urizen the Reflective-Aesthetic King -- Reason and Imagination in Blake and Kierkegaard -- 5. Creation Anxiety and The [First] Book of Urizen -- Urizen the Creator-Monarch -- Science and Religion in the Urizen Books -- Haufniensis, the Demonic, and Spiritlessness
LC subject Blake, William, 1757-1827 -- Criticism and interpretation
Kierkegaard, Søren, 1813-1855
Creation in literature
Anxiety in literature
Literature -- Philosophy
ISBN 9781441135599