Originally published in 1949, this book presents a study of William Blake's works and philosophy, focusing particularly on his position in relation to the broader currents of 'English thought'. Illustrative figures and notes are incorporated throughout. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Blake's position within the English artistic and literary tradition.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.06(d)|
Table of Contents
Preface; Abbreviations; Part I. Life and Works: 1. Childhood and youth; 2. Innocence and experience; 3. The fires of Orc; 4. The myth; 5. 'The four Zoas'; 6. Felpham; 7. Years of struggle; 8. 'Milton'; 9. 'Jerusalem'; 10. Last years; Part II. The Everlasting Gospel; Section A. Man and Nature: 11. The counterpoint of history; 12. The material universe; Section B. Man and Society: 13. Proper study; 14. Morality; 15. Desire, love and marriage; 16. Education; 17. Society; Section C. Man and God: 18. Deism; 19. The Bible; 20. The son of man; 21. The everlasting gospel; 22. Worship; 23. Art; 24. The new man; Index.