Blake's Poetry and Designs (Norton Critical Edition) / Edition 2

Blake's Poetry and Designs (Norton Critical Edition) / Edition 2

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by William Blake, John E. Grant, Mary Lynn Johnson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 039392498X

ISBN-13: 9780393924985

Pub. Date: 11/19/2006

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

The Second Edition of this revered Norton Critical Edition is the most comprehensive introduction to Blake’s poetry and thought available.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

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The Second Edition of this revered Norton Critical Edition is the most comprehensive introduction to Blake’s poetry and thought available.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 included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393924985
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/19/2006
Series:
Norton Critical Editions Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
656
Sales rank:
454,545
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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