Browning and Dogma

Browning and Dogma

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"[...]expressed is not the faith of Browning. Beyond all the temporary darkness of La Saisiaz we recognize that the author of Asolando is speaking nothing more than the truth when he tells us that he "never doubted clouds would break." The dispersal of the clouds gathered over La Saleve added confidence to the Epilogue which constitutes so fitting a close to the life's work. The assertion "I believe in God and Truth and Love," expressed through the medium of the lover of Pauline, finds its echo in the more direct personal assertion of the concluding lines of La Saisiaz, "He believed in Soul, was very sure of God." This was the irreducible minimum of Browning's creed. How much more he held as absolute, soul-satisfying truth it is the design of this and the six following lectures to determine.[...].""show more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 8.13mm | 267.62g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 150754801X
  • 9781507548011