The Grotesque in the Poetry of Robert Browning: Thesis Presented to the Faculty of the College of Arts of the University of Texas for the Degree of Master of Arts, June, 1906 (Classic Reprint) by Lily Bess Campbell (Paperback / softback, 2016)
Excerpt from The Grotesque in the Poetry of Robert Browning: Thesis Presented to the Faculty of the College of Arts of the University of Texas for the Degree of Master of Arts, June, 1906 Studying, then, the history of the grotesque as given by Wright, we te several important tendencies. First, the grotesque is closely akin to caricature, for both emphasize the element of distortion. Secondly, the grotesque is the ugly which embraces both the terri ble and the humorous. Finally, the grafting of pagan symbols on. Christian beliefs Ended to the grotesque; and demology, the product of this grafted symbolism, furnished' much of the mate rial for the grotesque. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.