Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake / Edition 2

Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake / Edition 2

by Northrop Frye, Nicholas Halmi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802089836

ISBN-13: 9780802089830

Pub. Date: 10/28/2004

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division

Distinguished by its range of reference, elegance of expression, comprehensiveness of coverage, coherence of argument, and sympathy to its subject, Fearful Symmetry is recognized as a landmark of Blake criticism.

Overview

Distinguished by its range of reference, elegance of expression, comprehensiveness of coverage, coherence of argument, and sympathy to its subject, Fearful Symmetry is recognized as a landmark of Blake criticism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802089830
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Series:
Collected Works of Northrop Frye Series , #14
Pages:
625
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.67(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrationsvii
Editor's Prefaceix
Note on the Citation of Blake's Worksxv
Abbreviationsxix
Introductionxxiii
Frye's Dedication3
Preface to the 1969 Edition5
Part 1The Argument9
Chapter 1The Case against Locke11
Chapter 2The Rising God37
Chapter 3Beyond Good and Evil61
Chapter 4A Literalist of the Imagination90
Chapter 5The World within the Word112
Part 2The Development of the Symbolism149
Chapter 6Tradition and Experiment151
Chapter 7The Thief of Fire189
Chapter 8The Refiner in Fire227
Chapter 9The Nightmare with Her Ninefold266
Part 3The Final Synthesis305
Chapter 10Comus Agonistes307
Chapter 11The City of God347
Chapter 12The Burden of the Valley of Vision392
General Note: Blake's Mysticism415
Notes on the Illustrations417
Editor's Appendix APreface to the Beacon Press Edition419
Editor's Appendix BPreface to the Italian Translation421
Editor's Appendix CFrye's Shorter Writings on Blake423
Notes425
Emendations479
Index483

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