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The dream of Gerontius and other poems. by John Henry Newman

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Published by Oxford University Press in London [etc.], New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religious poetry.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesOxford ed
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5107 .D6x 1914
The Physical Object
Pagination278 p. :
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16584304M

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The Dream of Gerontius, first published in , is Cardinal Newman's epic poem describing the descent of Gerontius, an Everyman character, into death and Purgatory. The poem opens with the old man's realization that his time has come.4/5. Language: English. Brand new Book. "Rouse thee, my fainting soul, and play the man; And through such waning spanOf life and thought as still has to be trod, Prepare to meet thy God."DescriptionThe Dream of Gerontius is one of the most important poems by John Henry Cardinal Newman, written in verse and dealing with death, judgment, and the. Fr. Benedict J. Groeschel, CFR, has written a preface to the book as well. Also included are a section on Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius, which rapidly became the most popular choral work in Britain after Handel’s Messiah, and a discography of currently available recordings of Elgar’s Dream.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Dream of Gerontius Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Christian poetry, English -- 19th century Category: Text: EBook-No. Release Date:

The Dream Of Gerontius And Other Poems by John Henry Newman, The Dream Of Gerontius And Other Poems Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Dream Of Gerontius And Other Poems books, This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.   Books Poem of the week: The Soul of Gerontius by John Henry Newman The Dream of Gerontius is a different matter, an ambitious work whose central dialogue, between a . The Dream of Gerontius {} § 1. Gerontius: JESU, MARIA—I am near to death, And Thou art calling me; I know it now. Not by the token of this faltering breath, This chill at heart, this dampness on my brow,— (Jesu, have mercy! Mary, pray for me!) 'Tis this new feeling, never felt before. The Dream of Gerontius. The Libretto. Such is the popularity today of Elgar's oratorio that it is easy to overlook the fact that Newman's poem, which Elgar took as the basis of his libretto, had experienced remarkable success in its own right long before Elgar turned his serious attention to it. It was reprinted.

  The dream of Gerontius, and other poems Paperback – 31 Aug by John Henry Newman (Author) See all 16 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" £ £ Author: John Henry Newman. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Newman, John Henry, Dream of Gerontius and other poems. London, New York, H. Milford, This lyric is only one of the many beautiful poems written by an author whose fame as a writer of the finest modern prose in the English language has eclipsed his reputation as a poet. Nevertheless, he wrote a very great poem, "The Dream of Gerontius"—a poem which the intellectual world admires more and more every year, and which yields its.   The Dream of Gerontius, first published in , is Cardinal Newman's epic poem describing the descent of Gerontius, an Everyman character, into death and poem opens with the old man's realization that his time has come. And once he has died, the story follows his soul through an encounter with angels and demons as he approaches the judgment of ists will .