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Blake S Poetry And Designs

Author : William Blake
ISBN : 039392498X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A collection of poems, prose, notebooks, marginalia, and letters by William Blake, accompanied by critical commentaries of selected works.

Poems And Prophecies

Author : William Blake
ISBN : STANFORD:36105041134151
Genre : Art and literature
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This is a selection of the poet's work, including all the great lyrics and the more important prophetic books. In her introduction the poet and critic expounds Blake's esoteric theory and shows how it helped to create a poetry which is unlike any other.

Beastly Blake

Author : Helen P. Bruder
ISBN : 9783319897882
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Blake’s ‘Human Form Divine’ has long commanded the spotlight. Beastly Blake shifts focus to the non-human creatures who populate Blake’s poetry and designs. The author of ‘The Tyger’ and ‘The Lamb’ was equally struck by the ‘beastliness’ and the beauty of the animal kingdom, the utter otherness of animal subjectivity and the meaningful relationships between humans and other creatures. ‘Conversing with the Animal forms of wisdom night & day’, Blake fathomed how much they have to teach us about creation and eternity. This collection ranges from real animals in Blake’s surroundings, to symbolic creatures in his mythology, to animal presences in his illustrations of Virgil, Dante, Hayley, and Stedman. It makes a third to follow Queer Blake and Sexy Blake in irreverently illuminating blind spots in Blake criticism. Beastly Blake will reward lovers of Blake’s writing and visual art, as well as those interested in Romanticism and animal studies.

The Complete Poetry And Prose Of William Blake

Author : William Blake
ISBN : 0520256379
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Critical commentary illuminating Blake's allusions and references accompanies the texts of his poetic and prose works.

William Blake S Poetry

Author : Jonathan Roberts
ISBN : 9781441183989
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Reader's Guides provide a comprehensive starting point for any advanced student, giving an overview of the context, criticism and influence of key works. Each guide also offers students fresh critical insights and provides a practical introduction to close reading and to analysing literary language and form. They provide up-to-date, authoritative but accessible guides to the most commonly studied classic texts. William Blake is a Romantic poet who remains popular today, in part because his exceptional insight into psychological, political and social issues remains powerfully relevant. The Reader's Guide begins by introducing Blake's major themes including religious, political and social issues and then moves on to reading key works, including Songs of Innocence and Experience and The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. It offers an invaluable introduction to reading Blake's poetry and includes sections on its contexts, language and style, critical reception and adaptation and influence and finally an annotated guide to further reading./span

The Cambridge Companion To William Blake

Author : Morris Eaves
ISBN : 9781107494459
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Poet, painter, and engraver William Blake died in 1827 in obscure poverty with few admirers. The attention paid today to his remarkable poems, prints, and paintings would have astonished his contemporaries. Admired for his defiant, uncompromising creativity, he has become one of the most anthologized and studied writers in English and one of the most studied and collected British artists. His urge to cast words and images into masterpieces of revelation has left us with complex, forceful, extravagant, some times bizarre works of written and visual art that rank among the greatest challenges to plain understanding ever created. This Companion aims to provide guidance to Blake's work in fresh and readable introductions: biographical, literary, art historical, political, religious, and bibliographical. Together with a chronology, guides to further reading, and glossary of terms, they identify the key points of departure into Blake's multifarious world and work.

Blake S Contrary States

Author : Bill Gillham
ISBN : 9780521050838
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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An exploration of the 'dramatic' statements amongst the contradictions in Blake's Songs of Innocence and Experience.

Selected Poetry

Author : William Blake
ISBN : 0192834894
Genre : Poetry
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William Blake (1757-1827) was a poet of striking originality, whose poetic world of myth and mysticism continues to fascinate.By turns a haunting lyricist, an apocalyptic visionary, and an unorthodox thinker, Blake was for years ignored or derided. Sustained by his belief in the artistic imagination, he drafted poetry, prose visions, and epigrams, and manufactured beautiful illustrated volumes of his lyrics and versenarratives. Towards the end of his life, Blake's unique and irreducible talent was recognized by a group of younger artists, who rescued much of his achievement from oblivion.This selection represents the full range of Blake's accomplishment as a poet, ranging from early Poetical Sketches to late lyrics, and including such major works as The Book of Thel, Songs of Innocence, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, Visions of the Daughters of Albion, America, Songs ofExperience, and Europe.The collection is chosen from the Oxford Authors critical edition, with Michael Mason's introduction and notes providing the ideal guide to a remarkable oeuvre.

Blake S Water Colours For The Poems Of Thomas Gray

Author : William Blake
ISBN : 0486409449
Genre : Art
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116 watercolors illustrate 13 best-loved poems by Thomas Gray, including "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" and "Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat." First inexpensive full-color reproduction, with complete text of poems.

The Complete Poetry And Prose Of William Blake

Author : William Blake
ISBN : 9780385152136
Genre : Poetry
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Critical commentary illuminating Blake's allusions and references accompanies the texts of his poetic and prose works

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