Blake's Poetry and Designs

Blake's Poetry and Designs : Illuminated Works, Other Writings, Criticism

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In addition to a broad selection of the poems, the volume includes over 100 images (16 in color), emphasizing the centrality of pictorial representations to Blake's verse. Biographical context is provided through dozens of excerpts from Blake's notebook, letters, marginalia, and other writings. "Criticism" offers twenty wide-ranging commentaries by writers from Blake's contemporaries to present-day critics, among them Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Northrop Frye, Allen Ginsberg, Morris Eaves, Harold Bloom, Alicia Ostriker, John Mee, Saree Makdisi, and Julia Wright. A section on Textual Technicalities, a Chronology of Blake's life and work, a Selected Bibliography, and an Index of Titles and First Lines are also more

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  • Paperback | 656 pages
  • 142.24 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 612.35g
  • WW Norton & Co
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations (some col.), maps
  • 039392498X
  • 9780393924985
  • 36,012

About William Blake

John E. Grant is Professor Emeritus of English, University of Iowa. He previously taught at the University of Connecticut. His publications include Discussions of William Blake and Blake's Visionary Forms Dramatic. Mary Lynn Johnson is Special Assistant Emerita, President's Office, University of Iowa. She is the co-author of Blake's 'Four Zoas': The Design of the more