Foreword; 1. The Foam of Verse; i. The White Preoccupation; 2. The Poetics of Mystery; i. The Terms of Mystery; ii. The Scene of Dream; iii. From Nothingness to Nothing; iv. Method of Fiction; v. The Fan's Poem; 3. Hymns of the Spiritual Chorus; i. The Religion of the Century; ii. Two Theses on Divinity; iii. The Poet and the Worker; iv. Musical Religion; v. Wagner the God: Poem, Music and Politics; 4. The Duty of the Book; i. The Poem as Thought: A Secular History; ii. Music, Dance, Poem: The Circle of 'Mimesis'; iii. The Authentic Page; Selection of Texts; Index.