The Spiritual History Of Ice

Author: E. Wilson
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1403981809
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The Spiritual History of Ice explores this ecology of frozen shapes in fascinating detail, revealing not only a neglected current of the Romantic age but also a secret history and psychology of ice.

My Business Is To Create

Author: Eric G. Wilson
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 1587299917
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This is Blake’s everlasting gospel, distilled here in an artist’s handbook of interest to scholars, writing teachers, and those who have made writing their way of life.

Gamle Norge And Nineteenth Century British Women Travellers In Norway

Author: Kathryn Walchester
Publisher: Anthem Press
ISBN: 1783083654
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5 Heidi Hansson and Cathrine Norberg, eds., Cold Matters: Cultural Perceptions
of Snow, Ice and Cold (Umeå: Umeå University, 2009); Sverrir Jakobsson, ed.,
Images of the North: Histories, Identities, Ideas (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2009); Eric
Wilson, The Spiritual History of Ice: Romanticism, Science and the Imagination (
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003); Francis Spufford, I May Be Some Time: Ice
and the English Imagination (New York: Picador, 1997). 6 Inga-Stina Ewbank et
al., ...

The Oxford Handbook Of William Wordsworth

Author: Richard Gravil
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191019658
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Levere, Trevor H., Transforming Matter: A History of Chemistry from Alchemy to
the Buckyball (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004). Schofield,
Robert, The Enlightened Joseph Priestley, 1773–1804 (University Park, PA:
Pennsylvania State University Press, 2004). Uglow, Jenny, The Lunar Men; Five
Friends Whose Curiosity Changed the World (New York: Farrar, Strauss, and
Giroux, 2003). Wilson, Eric G., The Spiritual History of Ice: Romanticism, Science,
and the ...

The Spiritual Traveler

Author: Martin Palmer
Publisher: Hidden Spring
ISBN: 9781587680021
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History. of. the. Land. Here, I said: here where you stand And stop, and let
everything go still Feeling your breath as you glance down is the ground that is
everywhere - nameless under our naming As it ebbs to your feet like a sea That
your heart knows already, as it breathes Through the soles of your feet , with ... If
an epic has to have an evil force, an external threat to stability, then in Britain's
case it has been ice and cold in the past and today human exploitation and
abuse of the land.

The Landscapes Of The Sublime 1700 1830

Author: C. Duffy
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137332182
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... the place of the polar regions in the European imagination complements
descriptions within eighteenthcentury British philosophical aesthetics, by figures
like Edmund Burke, of the role of the obscure or the hidden in generating sublime
effect.5 As Eric Wilson puts it in The Spiritual History of Ice, 'of all the landscapes
in nature, those that are frozen are perhaps the most sublime. The reason: the
blankness of ice.'6 However, the unknown-ness of the poles is only part of the
story to be ...

The Mercy Of Eternity

Author: Eric Wilson
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 0810126850
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... the BBC's Today Programme, CBC's The Current, and NPR's All Things
Considered and Talk of the Nation. His other books include The Melancholy
Android: On the Psychology of Sacred Machines, The Strange World of David
Lynch: Transcendental Irony from “Eraserhead” to “Mulholland Drive,” and The
Spiritual History of Ice: Romanticism, Science, and the Imagination. CMYK Jacket
design: Dino Robinson Jacket image: © javarman3 Author photograph: Sandi
Hamilton memoir ...

Ask

Author: Elif Şafak
Publisher:
ISBN: 9786051117317
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