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Blake : Prophet Against Empire

By: Erdman, David V.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Dover Fine Art, History of Art: Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 2013Description: 1 online resource (1045 p.).ISBN: 9780486143903.Subject(s): Blake, William, 1757-1827 -- Political and social views | Imperialism in literature | Political poetry, English -- History and criticism | Prophecies in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Blake : Prophet Against EmpireDDC classification: 821.7 | 821/.7 LOC classification: PR4148.P6 E7 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface to the Third Edition -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Preface to the First Edition -- Explanation of Notes -- Abbreviations for Most Frequently Cited References -- 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 & 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 & Danube -- 27. The Intellectual War -- Epilogue: In Equivocal Worlds -- Chronology -- Appendix of Additions and Revisions -- Index -- Back Cover
Summary: 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 than anyone else."-Times Literary Supplement. Prefaces. Explanation of Notes. 32 black-and-white illus. Index.
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Cover Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface to the Third Edition -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Preface to the First Edition -- Explanation of Notes -- Abbreviations for Most Frequently Cited References -- 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 & 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 & Danube -- 27. The Intellectual War -- Epilogue: In Equivocal Worlds -- Chronology -- Appendix of Additions and Revisions -- Index -- Back Cover

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 than anyone else."-Times Literary Supplement. Prefaces. Explanation of Notes. 32 black-and-white illus. Index.

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