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Blake, prophet against empire

David V. Erdman

Blake, prophet against empire

a poet"s interpretation of the history of his own times.

by David V. Erdman

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Blake, William, 1757-1827 -- Knowledge -- History,
    • Literature and history -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
    • Imperialism in literature,
    • Eighteenth century

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4147 .E7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 503 p.
      Number of Pages503
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6115096M
      LC Control Number52013154
      OCLC/WorldCa355620

        xxi, p.: Blake, prophet against empire ; a poet's interpretation of the history of his own timesPages:   Erdman's "Prophet Against Empire" and Bloom's aforementioned "Blake's Apocalypse" make for great companion pieces, as d Not the Blake I chose to buy Published by User, Cited by:

      David V. Erdman, "Blake: Prophet Against Empire Ed 3" English | ISBN: | | pages | EPUB | 2 MB. tially in a book of seminal importance: Northrop Frye's Fearful Symmetry (), David Erdman's Blake: Prophet Against Empire (), Jean Hagstrum's William Blake: Poet and Painter (), and, now, W. J. T. Mitchell's Blake's Composite Art. Mitchell's debts to Hagstrum are enormous.

        Which is the best depends somewhat on which aspects of Blake’s life and world you are most interested in. For comprehensiveness, Alexander Gilchrist’s two-volume Life of William Blake, left unfinished at his death in , completed by his wife, a.   Erdman is the author of Blake: Prophet against Empire, The Poems of William Blake, The Illuminated Blake: All of William Blake's Illuminated Works with a Plate-by-Plate Commentary, and more. Harold Bloom is a Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University and a former Charles Eliot Norton Professor at Harvard/5(6).


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"For our sense of Blake in his own prophet against empire book we are indebted to David Erdman more than anyone else." — Times Blake Supplement. Dover () republication of the third () edition of Blake: Prophet Against Empire: A Poet's Interpretation of the History of His Own Times, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, Cited by: This book constitutes what may be the definitive argument in favor of the thesis that much of William Blake's work had a political purpose and that his symbolism was substantially intended to refer, on the one hand, to events in his own time and, on the other, to historical events archetypically related to them/5.

"For our sense of Blake in his own times we are indebted to David Erdman more than anyone else." — Times Literary Supplement. Dover () republication of the third () edition of Blake: Prophet Against Empire: A Poet's Interpretation of the History of His Own Times, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, /5(1).

Dover () republication of the third () edition of Blake: Prophet Against Empire: A Poet's Interpretation of the History of His Own Times, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now.

Enter your mobile number or email address below /5(5). "For our sense of Blake in his own times we are indebted to David Erdman more than anyone else." — Times Literary Supplement. Dover () republication of the third () edition of Blake: Prophet Against Empire: A Poet's Interpretation of the History of His Own Times, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, In this volume, a leading Blake scholar shows how the prophet against empire book and social events and movements of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries influenced or inspired many of Blake's finest poems: "America, Europe, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, The French Revolution, Songs of Innocence and of Experience, the Four Zoas" and numerous others.

"For our sense of Blake in his own times we are indebted to David Erdman more than anyone else." — Times Literary Supplement. Dover () republication of the third () edition of Blake: Prophet Against Empire: A Poet's Interpretation of the History of His Own Times, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, /5(1).

49 works. In every chapter we get to know the whole Blake a little better through his rigorous explanation of the historical details. Blake: Prophet Against Empire makes good reading in combination with E. Thompson's The Making of the English working Size: KB. Blake: Prophet Against Empire is obviously more than a study of Blake’s historical allegory.

The “ruthless allegorizing” Price found in Erdman’s book is still there, but the reader would have to be extremely dull to come away from a reading of it without having understood and appreciated Erdman’s rounded vision of Blake as a poet.

The prophetic books of the 18th-century English poet and artist William Blake are a series of lengthy, interrelated poetic works drawing upon Blake's own personal have been described as forming "what is in proportion to its merits the least read body of poetry in the English language".

While Blake worked as a commercial illustrator, these books were ones that he produced, with. Blake, prophet against empire by David V. Erdman; 8 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Literature and history, Knowledge, Politics and literature, History and criticism, Criticism and interpretation, Political and social views, English Political poetry, Prophecies in literature, Imperialism in literature, Eighteenth century, History, Zeitkritik, Lyrik, Dix-huitième siècle dans la.

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Blake | "An unsurpassed account of the historical background — literary, cultural, and intellectual as well as political and social—against which Blake worked and to which he responded as engraver, painter, and poet." — English Language many years, William Blake was seen as a brilliant eccentric on the fringes of English literature and art.

"For our sense of Blake in his own times we are indebted to David Erdman more than anyone else."--Times Literary Supplement. Dover () republication of the third () edition of Blake: Prophet Against Empire: A Poet's Interpretation of the History of His Own Times, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, show more/5(48).

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