Robert Pollok's The Course of Time and Literary Theodicy in the Romantic Age: The Rise and Fall of a Christian Epic (Routledge Studies in Romanticism) (Hardcover)

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This book explores the contexts and reception history of Robert Pollok's religious epic The Course of Time. Considers the reasons for the poem's enormous popularity and precipitous decline, focusing on the poem's combination of evangelical Calvinism and High Romanticism.

About the Author


Deryl Davis is Adjunct Professor of Theology and the Arts at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C., and a producer with Journey Films, a documentary film company making films on religion and spirituality for public television. He received his Ph.D. in Literature, Theology, and the Arts from the University of Glasgow, Scotland.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781032523101
ISBN-10: 1032523107
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: November 17th, 2023
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism