Angel" (Angels and Insects, 1992) also acknowledges decay, since her imagined Tennyson renews contact with the rotting, moldering Hallam rather than an aestheticized memory of him.
We consider the next example, from Emanuel Swedenborg's The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial
Love, to be one of the best.
Indeed, Swedenborg published a number of books addressing human/ divine love and sexuality, including Divine Love and Wisdom (1763), Conjugial
[sic] Love and Its Chaste Delights; Also, Adulterous Love and Its Sinful Pleasures (1768), and Intercourse of the Soul and the Body (1769).
Vir doeleindes van hierdie artikel, waar die klein op die interaksie tussen letterkunde en wetenskap val, sal daar oorwegend gekonsentreer word op die verkenning van die naturlike sfeer (vandaar die fokus op Byatt se eerste novelle, "Morpho Eugenia" ten koste van die tweede novelle, "The Conjugial
The Delights of Wisdom pertaining to Conjugial
Love to which is added The Pleasures of Insanity pertaining to Scortatory Love.
Set in the Victorian period, 'Morpho Eugenia' and its companion piece 'The Conjugial
Angel' discuss divine Creation and human creativity, but from different points of view.
The paper explores the theme of spiritualism in two neo-Victorian texts: In the red kitchen by Michele Roberts and "The conjugial
angel" by A.
Byatt's second novella, entitled "The Conjugial
Angel," includes, in its portrayal of the Victorian world, historical figures (Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Emily Tennyson, his sister, and his beloved friend Arthur Hallam) as well as a set of fictitious characters, Swedenborgians communing with the past through seances and personal longings for lost loved ones.
"Storge" is a Greek word that Emmanuel Swedenborg used in his book Conjugial
Love to describe parental love, the feeling a mother and father have for their children, and Milosz makes "Storge" an allegorical character to whom he addresses his poem.
Angel takes place between the frumpy real world and the summoned dead, with a full complement of catatonia, channeling, and bumps in the night.
Gender studies are central to Mary Jean Corbett's '"No Second Friend'?: Perpetual Maidenhood and Second Marriage in In Memoriam and 'The Conjugial
Angel'" (ELH 81.1: 299-323).
The book's best pages are where he deals with Swedenborg's doctrine of Conjugial
Love (sic) and its presence in Blake's poem.