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Mountain gloom and mountain glory.


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Mountain Gloom and Mountain Glory - Nicolson, Marjorie Hope, and Nicholson, Marjorie H, and Cronon, William (Foreword by)

To English poets and writers of the seventeenth century, as to their predecessors, mountains were ugly protuberances which disfigured nature and threatened the symmetry of earth; they were symbols God's wrath. Yet, less than two centuries later the romantic poets sang in praise of mountain splendor, of glorious heights that stirred their souls to ...

Mountain Gloom and Mountain Glory 1997, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295975771

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