Nature and Feeling: The Constitutive and the Subjective
By directing attention to Nature and feeling we automatically deal with postmedieval concerns in our Judeo-Christian tradition. And if we take the Renaissance as the beginning of an intellectual emancipation from a primarily spiritual preoccupation with man’s salvation after death, we are not far, historically, from the greatest English representatives of the new spirit, namely, John Locke and Isaac Newton in philosophy and science and Dryden, Pope, and Dr. Johnson in the field of literature.
KeywordsFrench Revolution Neoclassical Tradition Lyric Poem Imaginative Vision Psychological Contrary
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