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The Mystical Imagination of Patrick Kavanagh: A Buttonhole in Heaven?
Conscious that Kavanagh's own view that his poetry is best read without comment from the scholar, Una Agnew uses as a framework for her study the ancient mystical stages that were outlined by Evelyn Underhill: awakening, purification, illumination and transformation. The result is a convincing and inspiring illustration of the fundamental mysticism of the poetry and the pe ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published December 31st 2000 by Columba Press (IE)
(first published December 1st 2000)
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