[Contents of the author's The Alien Vision of Victorian Poetry: Sources of the Poetic Imagination in Tennyson, Browning, and Arnold, which Princeton University Press published in 1952. It has been included in the Victorian web with the kind permisison of the late author's family.]

Front Matter


I. The Two Voices

II. The Mask of Conformity

III. Shadow and Substance

IV. The Hidden World of Sight that Lives behind this Darkness


I. And Then I First Explored Passion and Mind

II. With the World as Starting Point

III. Authority and the Rebellious Heart

IV. My Hunger Both To Be and Know the Thing I Am


I. The Dialogue of the Mind with Itself

II. Poetry as Magister Vitae

III. Myth and the Time Spirit

IV. The Demand for an Intellectual Deliverance


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