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Beautiful Sanctuaries in Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century European Literature


Hugo Walter

This book is a collection of wonderful and thoughtful essays that explore the theme of beautiful sanctuaries in nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century European literature. The book focuses especially on selected works by Percy Shelley, E. T. A. Hoffmann, Henrik Ibsen, and James Hilton. These sanctuaries of light, natural beauty, and tranquility comfort, nurture, and soothe the heart, mind, and soul of the individual, and inspire creative expression.


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Index “Der Abend” (Schiller), 192 Abrams, M. H., 47 “Abschied” (Eichendorff), 196 “Adonais” (Shelley), 29–30, 70–72, 74 afterlife. See eternity “Alastor” (Shelley), 34 Alighieri, Dante, 80 “The American Scholar” (Emerson), 168 Analytical Inquiry into the Principles of Taste (Knight), 68 “An den Mond” (Goethe), 189–90 “An die Freude” (Schiller), 192 “An die Parzen” (Hölderlin), 138 “Annabel Lee” (Poe), 21–22 Anselmus. See “The Golden Pot” The Apocalyptic Vision in the Poetry of Shelley (Woodman), 48 Apollo, 51–53, 124 Arnold, Matthew “Stanzas from the Grande Chartreuse,” 66, 167 artist, 80, 81, 128 See also individual, sensitive conflict with bourgeois, 86, 122 internal harmony of, 159 “The Artist of the Beautiful” (Hawthorne), 136 “Der Artushof” (Hoffmann), 119–22 Aschenbach, Gustave von, 131 Asia, 1–3, 56–58, 70 Atlantis, 100, 101, 102 Auden, W. H., 52, 124 “Aus dem Leben eines Taugenichts” (Eichendorff), 91–92, 97, 98, 103–4, 196 Austen, Jane, 194–95 Bacou, Roseline, 177 Baker, Carlos, 72 Beatrice, 112 beauty, intellectual, 34–35 “Beauty and the Beast,” 105 “Because I Could Not Stop For Death” (Dickinson), 18–19 Beethoven, Ludwig van, 102 “Die Bergwerke zu Falun” (Hoffmann), 113–17 Berlin, 77 Billiards at Half-Past Nine (Böll), 182–83, 184 Bloom, Harold, 43, 45 Böll, Heinrich, 182–83, 184 bourgeois conflict with artistic/art, 86, 122 conflict with magic, 96 Brambilla, 113 Brentano, Clemens, 130, 131, 133 “Briar Rose,” 195, 213 The Brontë Novels (Craik), 204 Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 94, 214 Brusson, Olivier, 118...

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