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Reading William Blake

Stephen C. Behrendt

Reading William Blake

by Stephen C. Behrendt

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blake, William, 1757-1827 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStephen C. Behrendt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4147 .B42 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 196 p. :
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2028779M
    ISBN 100312068352
    LC Control Number91004950

      'Reading William Blake is not about careless readings but the most careful, brought to life by Makdisi's own beautiful and precise critical prose.' Shirley Dent, The Times Literary Supplement 'This is a brief introduction to Blake that novices and seasoned Blakeans alike will enjoy and learn from. /5(8).   William Blake, –, English poet and artist, b. London. Although he exerted a great influence on English romanticism, Blake defies characterization by school, movement, or even the same time no poet has been more sensitive or responsive to the realities of the human condition and of his time.

    William Blake was born on 28 November at 28 Broad Street (now Broadwick St.) in Soho, was the third of seven children, two of whom died in infancy. Blake's father, James, was a hosier. He attended school only long enough to learn reading and writing, leaving at the age of ten, and was otherwise educated at home by his mother Catherine Blake (née Wright).Literary movement: Romanticism. William Blake's illuminated poems challenge their readers to participate fully in a highly interactive process of reading. The complex interaction of their verbal and visual texts forces the involved reader to assume greater responsibility than usual for formulating meaning.

    William Blake's illuminated poems challenge their readers to participate fully in a highly interactive process of reading. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. William Blake, English engraver, artist, poet, and visionary, author of exquisite lyrics in Songs of Innocence () and Songs of Experience () and profound and difficult “prophecies,” such as Visions of the Daughters of Albion (), The First Book of Urizen (), Milton ([–?11]), and.


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The complex interaction of their verbal and visual texts forces the involved. 'Reading William Blake is not about careless readings but the most careful, brought to life by Makdisi's own beautiful and precise critical prose.' Shirley Dent, The Times Literary Supplement 'This is a brief introduction to Blake that novices and seasoned Blakeans alike will enjoy and learn from.

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