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" Our religion has materialized itself in the fact, in the supposed fact; it has attached its emotion to the fact, and now the fact is failing it. But for poetry the idea is everything; ,the rest is a world of illusion, of divine illusion. Poetry attaches... "
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'Kubla Khan' and the Fall of Jerusalem: The Mythological School in Biblical ...

E. S. Shaffer - Literary Criticism - 1980 - 372 pages
...fiction became the romantic realization of myth, religion indeed a form 9f poetry. As Arnold wrote, 'Our religion has materialized itself in the fact,...emotion to the fact, and now the fact is failing it. . . The strongest part of our religion today is.in its unconscious poetry.'51 This famous statement,...
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A Genealogy of Modernism: A Study of English Literary Doctrine 1908-1922

Michael Levenson - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 250 pages
...which is not shaken, not an accredited dogma which is not shown to be questionable, not a received tradition which does not threaten to dissolve. Our...is a world of illusion, of divine illusion. Poetry attaches its emotion to the idea; the idea is the fact. The strongest part of our religion to-day is...
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Victorian Cathedral Music in Theory and Practice

William J. Gatens - Music - 1986 - 227 pages
...questionable, not a received tradition which does not threaten to dissolve. Our religion has materialised itself in the fact, in the supposed fact; it has attached...is a world of illusion, of Divine illusion. Poetry attaches its emotion to the idea; the idea is the fact. The strongest part of our religion to-day is...
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Hymns and the Christian Myth

Lionel Adey - Music - 1986 - 288 pages
...cit., prefatory self-quotation: "Our religion has materialized itself in the . . . supposed fact . . . has attached its emotion to the fact, and now the fact is failing it. But for poetry the idea is the fact. . . . Poetry attaches its emotion to the idea. The strongest part of our religion today is...
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Words and The Word: Language, Poetics and Biblical Interpretation

Stephen Prickett - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 320 pages
...which is not shaken, not an accredited dogma which is not shown to be questionable, not a received tradition which does not threaten to dissolve. Our religion has materialized itself in the fact, and in the supposed fact; it has attached its emotion to the fact, and now the fact is failing it....
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Doing Things with Texts: Essays in Criticism and Critical Theory

Meyer Howard Abrams, Michael Fischer - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 429 pages
...the attack of positivism; and Arnold, accepting as inevitable the demise of dogmatic religion because it "has attached its emotion to the fact, and now the fact is failing it," transferred its function to poetry because (like Mill) he regarded it as emotively efficacious independently...
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Freud, Religion, and the Roaring Twenties: A Psychoanalytic Theory of ...

Henry Idema - Religion - 1990 - 243 pages
...which is not shaken, not an accredited dogma which is not shown to be questionable, not a received tradition which does not threaten to dissolve. Our...emotion to the fact, and now the fact is failing it. (My italics.)" Observing in American culture the same erosion of religion's integrative function, Joseph...
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American Philosophy and the Romantic Tradition

Russell B. Goodman - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 162 pages
...scientific age, Arnold maintains, we believe in facts, but the facts do not inspire us: "Our religion . . . has attached its emotion to the fact, and now the fact is failing it." Arnold views poetry as providing a refuge from this unpleasant situation: "We have to turn to poetry...
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Theory Now and Then

Joseph Hillis Miller - Philosophy - 1991 - 405 pages
...his melancholy litany, not an accredited dogma which is not shown to be questionable, not a received tradition which does not threaten to dissolve. Our...is a world of illusion, of divine illusion. Poetry attaches its emotion to the idea; the idea is the fact.'" The image here is that of a self-sustaining...
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Tolstoy Or Dostoevsky: An Essay in the Old Criticism

George Steiner - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 368 pages
...gist of the confusion is contained in Matthew Arnold's famous pronouncement in The Study of Poetry: Our religion has materialized itself in the fact, in the supposed fact; it has attached its emotions to the fact, and now the fact is failing it. But for poetry the idea is everything; the rest...
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