Heart of Man, and Other Papers
1920. Woodberry, American poet, critic, and teacher, wrote several volumes of literary criticism and scholarly biographies of Poe and Hawthorne. He writes of this volume: The intention of the author was to illustrate how poetry, politics, and religion are the flowering of the same human spirit, and have their feeding roots in a common soil, deep in the general heart of men. Contents: Heart of Man: Taormina; A New Defence of Poetry; Democracy; The Ride; The Praise of English Books; Two Phases of Criticism: Historical Criticism and Esthetic Criticism; and Wendell Phillips: The Faith of an American. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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