Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake

Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake


This terrific define of Blake's concept and statement on his poetry comes at the crest of the present curiosity in Blake, and incorporates us extra in the direction of an figuring out of his paintings than any past examine. here's a pricey and whole strategy to the riddles of the longer poems, the so-called "Prophecies," and an indication of Blake's perception that may amaze the trendy reader. the 1st portion of the e-book indicates how Blake arrived at a thought of information that was once additionally, for him, a conception of faith, of human existence and of paintings, and the way this carefully outlined approach of rules stumbled on expression within the complex yet constant symbolism of his poetry. the second one and 3rd elements, after indicating the relation of Blake to English literature and the highbrow surroundings of his personal time, clarify the which means of Blake's poems and the importance in their characters.

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