Visionary Children In The Poems Of Thomas Traherne

This is a talk on the urgent need for so-called superior adults to recapture the inspired child's vision of the universe. The 17th century mystical poet Thomas Traherne, largely unknown until the early 2oth century, rediscovered through a series of extraordinary accidents, wrote the first really convincing descriptions in English

Visionary Children In The Poems Of Thomas Traherne

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Date: 07 Jul 2017 - 5:00 to 6:00pm

Venue: Redwing Gallery

Price: £

Code: FRR08

This is a talk on the urgent need for so-called superior adults to recapture the inspired child’s vision of the universe.

The 17th century mystical poet Thomas Traherne, largely unknown until the early 2oth century, rediscovered through a series of extraordinary accidents, wrote the first really convincing descriptions in English literature of what it is like to be a child.

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