Blake's Night Thoughts

Blake's Night Thoughts

by Jeremy Tambling
     
 

Blake's Night Thoughts discusses Blake as a poet and artist of night, considering night through graveyard poetry and Young in the eighteenth century, urbanism in the nineteenth and Levinas and Blanchot's writings in the twentieth. Taking "night" as the breakdown of rational progressive thought and of thought based on concepts of identity, the book reads the

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Blake's Night Thoughts discusses Blake as a poet and artist of night, considering night through graveyard poetry and Young in the eighteenth century, urbanism in the nineteenth and Levinas and Blanchot's writings in the twentieth. Taking "night" as the breakdown of rational progressive thought and of thought based on concepts of identity, the book reads the lyric poetry, some Prophetic works, including a chapter on The Four Zoas, the illustrations to Young, and Dante, and looks at Blake's writing of madness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403942845
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

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