Characterizes Lindsay as a “belated symbolist” whose characters are “personifications of ontological values.” Uses Neoplatonic “references to transcendence” but his imagery and technique do not suggest a positive view of transcendence.
"Encounter Darkness: The Black Platonism of David Lindsay,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 19
, Article 3.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol19/iss2/3
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