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The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake

  title={The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake},
  author={William Hume Blake and David V. Erdman and Harold C. Bloom},
Since its first publication in 1965, this edition has been widely hailed as the best available text of Blake's poetry and prose. Now revised, if includes up-to-date work on variants, chronology of poems and critical commentary by Harold Bloom. An "Approved Edition" of the Center for Scholarly Editions of the Modern Language Association. 
The Poet in the Poem: Blake’s Milton
William Blake inserts himself both in the text and the illustrations of his illuminated book Milton as he does in no other of his works. This essay examines these instances of self-inclusion andExpand
The Influence of the Moravian Collection of Hymns on William Blake's Later Mythology
Building on Keri Davies's and Marsha Keith Schuchard's tracing of the phrase "four zoas" back to John Gambold's Moravian hymnal, A Collection of Hymns of the Children of God (London, 1754), Wayne C.Expand
Children in Blake's poems and illustrations from Songs of Innocence and Experience
William Blake issued his Songs of Innocence in 1789 and five years later in 1794, he reissued it with the addition of Songs of Experience, which he th
On Poems and Proverbs
Pope’s famous definition of wit as “[w]hat oft was thought, but ne’er so well expressed” is obviously an Augustan maxim, in fact the summary in a maxim of the poetics of a tradition that aimed aboveExpand
An ‘Apostle of Futurity’: William Blake as Herald of a Universal Religious Worldview
This article examines a strand of William Blake criticism from the second quarter of the twentieth century that styled his work as an embodiment of a universal religious worldview. In particular, itExpand
The Contraries’ Progression: Romantic irony in the introductory poems of William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and of Experience
In the vast bibliography on William Blake, scholars usually comment on the irony in his poetic works, but seldom they explain such comments. This paper is an attempt to understand the ironies presentExpand
The Uncollected Letters of William Blake
This essay focuses on the most recently unearthed letter by William Blake—one that is known but has hitherto been inadequately discussed. Blake's letter illustrates how aspects of the correspondence,Expand
Modernist Looking: Surreal Impressions in the Poetry of Allen Ginsberg
����� ��� Of all the major poets writing outside of academia in the 1950s, Allen Ginsberg’s claims to be a legitimate inheritor of Modernist experimentation seem to have been taken the leastExpand
The Purple Island
297 p. Transcribed by Daniel Gustav Anderson, July 2003, and reproduces the 1633 publication of The Purple Island, with the Piscatory Eclogues and Poeticall Miscellenie. It retains the spelling andExpand
A Voice without Form: Blake's Book of Ahania and Song of Solomon
ion. Her lament is thus not an allegorical veil for meaning but rather meaning itself veiled by a life-denying morality that would dictate meaning through canonical Ibid., 5 – 6. Ibid., 18. Blake’sExpand


Is There a Text in This Class
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