Editor: Stephen McNeilly
Publisher: The Swedenborg Society
Place of publication: London, UK.
Date of publication: 2004
In Search of the Absolute: Essays on Swedenborg and Literature (Vol 3)
Following the success of On The True Philosopher, In Search of the Absolute explores Swedenborg's profound impact on modern literature. Beginning with an essay on Coleridge, Tulk and Swedenborg, the following articles discuss Swedenborg's lasting legacy on the work of R W Emerson, Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Walt Whitman, August Strindberg and Jorge Luis Borges. One aim of the essays, writes Stephen McNeilly in the Introduction, is to 'shed greater light on the infuence of Swedenborg on writers of the nineteenth century to the present day'.