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|An intellectual historian describes the history of the concept of “genius” from the beginning of time, when great thinkers were believed to be advised by demons, through modern times where the term has been squandered on rock stars and ...|
|explain the artist, he is prefiguring two conspicuously modern ways of addressing |
art. Throughout his “Conjectures,” Young's references to genius often appeal to
the divine. He writes, “Genius is from heaven, learning from man” (Young 1968, ...
|Genius, then, is something superior to learning and diligence; it is, as he says |
elsewhere of original works of art, of a divine quality. Young, we remember, calls
genius the "master- workman," and says it "is the power of accomplishing great ...
|After a long and trying pause, young Spring, like a Hope of God, returns ; but the |
end is not yet It is the season of new breath, new motion, and new birth.
Everything is astir, under the new, universal excitement. The earth, like a bride,
puts on ...
|Edward Young had already expressed in his book Conjectures on Original |
Composition of 1 759 the conventional wisdom ... given Young's contention,
already quoted, that "genius has ever been supposed to partake of something
|From. Hack. to. Genius. The Mysterious Transformation of Walt Whitman Young |
Joan's Call The Divine Destiny of Heaven's Heroine. 227 From Hack to Genius
The Mysterious Transformation of Walt Whitman.
|You require no genius to destroy. Young people, hear me speak one word about |
the highest, purest genius in a time when we are apt to be carried away by what
is not the highest. The deepest, the most spiritual genius, the genius that can ...
|To which is prefixed Edward Young, Dr. Doran (John) James Nichols. of our age, |
who set up genius, and often mere fancied genius, not only above human
learning, but Divine truth. I have called genius " wisdom ; " but let it be
|A History of Genius Darrin McMahon. emphasize ... Like the shooting star of |
Caesar, the comet symbolized the genius of a higher man. Finally, in scores of ...
The young Mozart was just such a type—andinthe machinery of publicity ...
|in plain and familiar letters of advice from a divine of the Church of England, to a |
young gentleman, his nephew, soon ... the management of their Money, should
allow them some in their Pocket, to try which way their Genius doth lead them.