Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature

Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature is a magazine specializing in Literature topics.

Articles from Vol. 62, No. 2, Winter

Anne Michaels and the Affirmation of Being in the Poetics of Suffering and Trauma
In view of the possibility of finding meaning in suffering, life's meaning is an unconditional one, at least potentially. That unconditional meaning, however, is paralleled by the unconditional value of each and every person. --Viktor Frankl, Man's...
Denise Levertov's Ambivalence about Feminist Poetry: Biographical Context, Interpretive Possibilities
IN her late essay, "The Last of Childhood--For Jean, In This Life or The Next, Denise Levertov remembers a painful rift with Jean Rankin, then her best friend, over an issue feminist critics would relate to the social construction of gender. Denise...
Nature and Wise Vision in the Poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins
Be thou then, O thou dear Mother, my atmosphere; My happier world, wherein To wend and meet no sin; Above me, round me lie Fronting my froward eye ... --"The Blessed Virgin Compared to the Air We Breathe" IN critical studies of...
Perilous Stuff: Poems of Religious Meditation
SAINT George's Round Church (Anglican) in Halifax, Nova Scotia, has a tradition of inviting academics, not necessarily Anglican, to reflect on the spiritual dimensions of their own particular subject, partly as an interdisciplinary experiment. What,...