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Christopher Brennan's Poetic single work   criticism  
Issue Details: First known date: 1984... 1984 Christopher Brennan's Poetic
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Macainsh discusses the influences on Brennan's poetry, paying particular attention to German Romanticism and French Symbolism. Brennan's time in Germany during the 1890s exposed him to the neo-romanticism of Berlin intellectuals. Brennan looked at the development of Western literature from this point of view and hailed the works of Stephane Mallarme as the contemporary epitome of an "ever-repeated striving for the ideal of Symbolic literature".


  • Includes reference to the influence of Berlin, the German Romantics and Stephane Mallarme on Christopher Brennan.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Southerly vol. 44 no. 3 September 1984 Z641900 1984 periodical issue 1984 pg. 306-328
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Pathos of Distance Noel Macainsh , Berne : Peter Lang , 1992 Z431676 1992 single work criticism Berne : Peter Lang , 1992 pg. 41-62
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