Raymond Williams, 25 June 1987
Show More Joachim of Fiore and the Myth of the Eternal Evangel in the 19th Century by Marjorie Reeves and Warwick Gould.
Oxford, 365 pp., £35, March 1987, 0 19 826672 3Show More
Beauty and Belief: Aesthetics and Religion in Victorian Literature by Hilary Fraser.
Cambridge, 287 pp., £25, January 1987, 0 521 30767 8Show More
The Correspondence of John Ruskin and Charles Eliot Norton edited by John Bradley and Ian Ousby.
Cambridge, 537 pp., £45, April 1987, 0 521 32091 7Show More
“... the jetsam has its fascination: yet there is also a more serious problem, which the new study by Reeves and Gould directly addresses. By what actual processes are ideas preserved, circulated and developed? ‘Can the ideas of one person or group lurk around in the atmosphere, having, as it were, a continuing life of their own, so that they can be plucked out ...”