Poetic Experience

Shahab Yar Khan


Nature of poetic experience is hereby redefined. The present article initially deals with the perennial nature of true poetic experience and its essential relevance to the world. It attempts to elaborate the process through which a poet is uplifted in a creative moment beyond terrestrial boundaries and is aligned with the ‘state of Perfection'. The role of successive generations of audiences in rediscovering the meaning of a poetic image is defined as life principle of all great poetry. Shakespeare is discussed as the ultimate example of this principle since his popularity remains an irreversible phenomenon    


Poetic Experience; Mysticism; Beatific Vision; Symbolism; Naturalism and Shakespeare

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21533/epiphany.v6i2.69


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