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William Blake's Poetry - 07 edition

William Blake`s Poetry (ISBN10: 0826488609; ISBN13: 9780826488602)
ISBN13: 978-0826488602
ISBN10: 0826488609

Summary: William Blake's critical analysis of politics, religion, society and the psyche remains powerfully relevant today. The widespread popular interest in his art and poetry is evident through its continuing presence in film, TV, advertising, novels and exhibitions. This Reader's Guide offers an accessible short introduction to Blake's poetry, giving a clear point of access to the larger philosophical ideas that his work explores. It begins by introducing the social and i
ntellectual contexts of works, including Songs of Innocence and of Experience and The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, and opens out into the major Blakean themes that underlie both these early works and his later prophetic texts.

This introduction to Blake's poetry is the ideal companion to study, offering guidance on: Literary and historical context, Language, style and form, Reading the poems, Critical reception and publishing history, Adaptation and interpretation, Further reading.
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Summary: William Blake's critical analysis of politics, religion, society and the psyche remains powerfully relevant today. The widespread popular interest in his art and poetry is evident through its continuing presence in film, TV, advertising, novels and exhibitions. This Reader's Guide offers an accessible short introduction to Blake's poetry, giving a clear point of access to the larger philosophical ideas that his work explores. It begins by introducing the social and intellectual contexts of works, including Songs of Innocence and of Experience and The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, and opens out into the major Blakean themes that underlie both these early works and his later prophetic texts.

This introduction to Blake's poetry is the ideal companion to study, offering guidance on: Literary and historical context, Language, style and form, Reading the poems, Critical reception and publishing history, Adaptation and interpretation, Further reading. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 07
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Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group
Year Published: 2007
International: No



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