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Definitive study of the strange symbolism through which William Blake undertook a literary campaign against the political tyranny of his time. Third edition includes updated material, over 30 illustrations, a Chronology, more. "For our sense of Blake in his own times we are indebted to David Erdman more than anyone else." — Times Literary Supplement.

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Definitive study of symbolism Blake used to attack tyranny. "For our sense of Blake in his own times we are indebted to David Erdman more than anyone else."--Times Literary Supplement. Third revised edition. 32 b/w illus.

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Definitive study of the strange symbolism through which Blake undertook a literary campaign against the political tyranny of his time. Third edition includes updated material, over 30 illustrations, a Chronology, more. "For our sense of Blake in his own times we are indebted to David Erdman more tha

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition

Preface to the Second Edition

Preface to the First Edition

Explanation of Notes

List of Illustrations

Figures in the Text

PART ONE: THE AMERICAN WAR

1 War Unchained

2. The Fierce Americans

3. Republican Art

4. The Enormous Plagues

PART TWO: THE PEACEFUL 'EIGHTIES

5. English Genius and the Main Chance

6. We Who Are Philosophers

PART THREE: THE FRENCH REVOLUTION

7. First Voice of the Morning

8. The Eternal Hell Revives

PART FOUR: ENGLAND'S CRISIS

9. Seeking the Trump of Doom

10. Visions of the Daughters

11. The Fatness of the Earth

12. The Secret Child

13. Infinite London

PART FIVE: SYMPHONIES OF WAR

14. When Thought Is Closed

15. The Lion and the Wolf

16. Under the Great Work Master

17. In the Tents of Prosperity

18. A Wondrous Harvest

PART SIX: PEACE?

19. I Take the World with Me

20. Mad Again

21. Soft Repentant Moan

PART SEVEN: ENDLESS DESTRUCTION?

22. Another England There

23. O Voltaire! Rousseau!

24. What Mov'd Milton

25. Renew the Arts on Britains Shore

26. War on the Rhine and Danube

27. The Intellectual War

Epilogue: In Equivocal Worlds

Chronology

Appendix of Additions and Revisions

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486267197
Author:
Erdman, David V.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Fine Arts
Subject:
Blake, william, 1757-1827
Subject:
English poetry
Subject:
Politics and literature
Subject:
Prophecies in literature
Subject:
Imperialism in literature
Subject:
Political poetry, English.
Subject:
William Blake
Subject:
William Blake and Politics
Subject:
English -- History.
Subject:
Anthologies-United Kingdom Poetry
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Fine Art, History of Art
Series Volume:
pt. 4
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1.43 lb

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