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Blake's Night Thoughts

Blake's Night Thoughts

by J. 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 lyric

Overview

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 look's at Blake's writing of madness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403942845
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
11/12/2004
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Meet the Author

Jeremy Tambling is Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Hong Kong.Jeremy Tambling is Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Hong Kong.

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