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Yeats, Philosophy, and the Occult

Matthew Gibson and Neil Mann (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954255
eISBN:
9781786944160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954255.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Yeats, Philosophy, and the Occult is a collection of essays examining the thought of the Irish poet W. B. Yeats and particularly his philosophical reading and explorations of older systems of ... More


Hinduism

Heinrich Von Stietencron

in Secularization and the World Religions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311871
eISBN:
9781846315671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315671.007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Hinduism as the third largest contemporary religion and comprises a whole number of different religions, which coexist peacefully. There are four dominant religions that arose within Hinduism: ... More


“Born Anew”: W. B. Yeats’s “Eastern” Turn in the 1930s

Charles I. Armstrong

in Yeats, Philosophy, and the Occult

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954255
eISBN:
9781786944160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954255.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This essay looks at how Yeats consistently associated what he conceived of as “Eastern” thought with themes of rebirth and fresh beginnings, as well as a form of disinterestedness. This nexus is ... More


‘Satan's Wretched Slaves’: Indian Society and the Evangelical Imagination

in Slavery, Abolitionism and Empire in India, 1772-1843

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317583
eISBN:
9781846317255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317255.013
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

During the 1810s and 1820s, there was a dearth of information about slavery in India, especially when compared to the abundance of material available on labour practices in the Western hemisphere. ... More


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