William Blake (BOK)

John Lucas

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The collection of essays presented in this volume represents some of the best recent critical work on William Blake as poet, prophet, visual artist, and social and political critic of his time. The critical range that is represented includes examples of Marxist, New Historicist, Feminist and Psychoanalytical approaches to Blake. Taken together, the essays consider all areas and moments of Blake's career as poet, from the early lyrics to his later epic poems, and they have been chosen to reveal not only the range of Blake's concerns but also to alert the reader to the rich variety of contemporary criticism that is devoted to him. Although the majority of essays are devoted to Blake as poet, others consider his work as printmaker, illustrator, and visionary artist. However severely individual essays choose to judge him, ultimately all the contributions to this book affirm Blake as one of the great geniuses of English art and letters. William Blake provides a valuable introduction by one of Britain's foremost critics and will be welcomed by students wanting to familiarise themselves with the work of Blake.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1998 Forfatter John Lucas
Forlag
Taylor & Francis
ISBN 9780582237100
Antall sider 222 Dimensjoner 14cm x 21,6cm x 1,1cm
Vekt 263 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 , Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800, Individual artists, art monographs, Literary studies: poetry & poets