The symbolist movement in literature / by Arthur Symons.
- Other records:
- London : William Heinemann, 1899. (London and Edinburgh : Printed by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co.)
vi, 197,  p. ; 20 cm.
- French literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Symbolism (Literary movement) -- France.
- Place of Publication:
- England London.
Gérard de Nerval.
Villiers de l'Isle Adam.
Huysmans as a symbolist.
Maeterlinck as a mystic.
- With half-title.
Dedication to W. B. Yeats.
"Symbolism ... is all an attempt to spiritualise literature, to evade the old bondage of rhetoric, the old bondage of exteriority. Description is banished that beautiful things may be evoked, magically; the regular beat of verse is broken in order that words may fly, upon subtler wings."--Introduction.
"By the same writer":  p. at end.
Dark blue boards; gilt lettering on spine.
Bibliography ("of the works of each writer with whom I have dealt"): p. -197.
- Penn Provenance:
- Craven, E. G. (donor) (RBC Stor 809.99 Sy65)
- Penn Chronology:
- Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
English Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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