The Resource British Poets and Secret Societies

British Poets and Secret Societies

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British Poets and Secret Societies
Title
British Poets and Secret Societies
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A surprisingly large number of English poets have either belonged to a secret society, or been strongly influenced by its tenets. One of the best known examples is Christopher Smart's membership of the Freemasons, and the resulting influence of Masonic doctrines on A Song to David. However, many other poets have belonged to, or been influenced by not only the Freemasons, but the Rosicrucians, Gormogons and Hell-Fire Clubs. First published in 1986, this study concentrates on five major examples: Smart, Burns, William Blake, William Butler Yeats and Rudyard Kipling, as well as a number
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 366.0922
  • 366/.092/2
Index
index present
LC call number
PR508.S43 R63 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge Revivals
Label
British Poets and Secret Societies
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-169) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Frontispiece; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Plates; Preface; Acknowledgements; Dedication; Chapter 1: Introduction: Creative Underworlds; Chapter 2: Christopher Smart; Masonry and Madness; Jubilate Agno: A Song from Bedlam; ""The Lord's builder"": A Song to David; Degrees of Initiation; The Glory of God and Freemasonry; Chapter 3: Robert Burns; The Freemason's Poet-Laureate; The Patronage of the Lodge; The Mason's Apron; ""Tis Wine ye masons makes you free""; ""Brothers of the Mystic Tie""
  • Chapter 4: Percy Bysshe ShelleyThe Bavarian Illuminati; Nightmare Abbey; The Rosicrucian; Chapter 5: Rudyard Kipling; An Empire of Freemasons; ""A King and a Mason""; The Labour of Lodges; ""In the Interests of the Brethren""; Chapter 6: William Butler Yeats; Poet and Magician; The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn; Father Rosycross; The End of all Mythologies; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn886110541
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (212 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317634904
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b34505519
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)886110541
  • ebl1315758016

Library Locations

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