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Blake and Swedenborg, Opposition is True Friendship: The Sources of William Blake's Arts in the Writings of Emanuel Swedenborg: An Anthology

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With rare exception, every major study of William Blake's life and arts includes at leads passing mention of the influences of Emanuel Swedenborg's theological writings. This anthology is intended as a comprehensive exploration of Emanuel Swedenborg's influences on the poetry, visual arts, ideas, and life of William Blake, examined from a spectrum of literary, art historical, philosophical, religious, and historical perspectives.

Included are essays by Blake scholar Kathleen Raine about Swedenborg's influence on Blake's poetry and descriptions of Blake's encounters with the Swedenborgian church (a fledgling organization in Blake's lifetime) by Raymond H. Deck, Robert Hindmarsh, and more.

Synopsis:

With rare exception, every major study of William Blake's life and arts includes at leads passing mention of the influences of Emanuel Swedenborg's theological writings. This anthology is intended as a comprehensive exploration of Emanuel Swedenborg's influences on the poetry, visual arts, ideas, and life of William Blake, examined from a spectrum of literary, art historical, philosophical, religious, and historical perspectives.

Synopsis:

This book contains a collection of essays that show Swedenborg's influence on William Blake.

About the Author

Harvey Bellin runs a film production and editing company, The Media Group, in Weston, Connecticut. He received an Emmy award for his 1988 direction of The Outlivers: 200 Years in Weston. He has produced and directed many films, including The Shakespeare Hour (1985) and Blake: The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (1985).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780877851271
Subtitle:
OPPOSITION IS TRUE FRIENDSHIP
Author:
Bellin, Harvey F.
Author:
Bellin, Rahl
Author:
Swedenborg, Emmanuel
Author:
Bellin, Harvey
Author:
Ruhl, Darrell
Author:
Ruhl, Darrel
Author:
Bellin, Harvey F.
Publisher:
Swedenborg Foundation Publishers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Blake, William
Subject:
Swedenborg, Emanuel
Subject:
Theology in literature.
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Philosophers
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
42
Publication Date:
19851101
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
8.5 x 9 x 0.4 in

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With rare exception, every major study of William Blake's life and arts includes at leads passing mention of the influences of Emanuel Swedenborg's theological writings. This anthology is intended as a comprehensive exploration of Emanuel Swedenborg's influences on the poetry, visual arts, ideas, and life of William Blake, examined from a spectrum of literary, art historical, philosophical, religious, and historical perspectives.

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This book contains a collection of essays that show Swedenborg's influence on William Blake.
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