Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (February 4, 2010)
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initially released in 1987, this ebook kinds a conceptual account of the connection among tune and poetry within the overdue eighteenth and early 19th centuries. Kevin Barry argues that this courting is extra very important than past scholarship, with its emphasis at the visible analogy (comparing poetry with portray instead of with music), allowed for. Coleridge believed that track used to be 'the rhythm of the soul's pursuits' and declared himself to be 'in a country of Spirit even more akin' to Mozart's or Beethoven's than to that of any painter. Dr Barry examines intimately the methods of considering poetry, tune and language (in its broadest experience) through the interval that preceded Coleridge, pertaining to the paintings of philosophers and poets reminiscent of Hume, Berkeley, Rousseau, Collins, Blake, Cowper and Wordsworth, but additionally to lesser-known theorists akin to James Usher, Thomas Twining, Adam Smith, Dugald Stewart and de Gerando.