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Wordsworth and the Zen mind

the poetry of self-emptying

by John G. Rudy

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 -- Philosophy.,
  • Self (Philosophy) in literature.,
  • Spiritual life in literature.,
  • Zen Buddhism in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-258) and index.

    StatementJohn G. Rudy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5892.P5 R83 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 268 p. ;
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL787240M
    ISBN 100791429032, 0791429040
    LC Control Number95019528

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This book demonstrates that Zen thought and art provide both a generative and a formative context for understanding the spirituality of the English poet William Wordsworth (). John G. Rudy, Wordsworth and the Zen Mind: The Poetry of Self-Emptying. Albany: State University of New York Press, xv + pp.

$ (Hdbk; ISBN: ). $ (Pap; ISBN: ). Reviewed by Mark S. Lussier Arizona State University The use of Zen thought and art as a method for reading Wordsworthian poetic production is, to my mind, long overdue.

Wordsworth and the Zen mind: the poetry of self-emptying by Rudy, John G., Topics Wordsworth, William, -- Philosophy, Wordsworth, William,Self (Philosophy) in literature, Spiritual life in literature, Zen Buddhism in literature, POETRY -- English, Irish Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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