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Cambridge Library Collection - History of Printing, Publishing and Libraries: Life of William Blake 2 Volume Paperback Set: With Selections from his Poems and Other Writings
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Cambridge Library Collection - History of Printing, Publishing and Libraries: Life of William Blake 2 Volume Paperback Set: With Selections from his Poems and Other Writings

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Mixed media product 992 Pages / Published: 31/10/2010
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Although today William Blake (1757-1827) is recognised as a visionary poet and artist, at the time of his death he was unknown except for his presumed insanity. This highly influential two-volume biography by the barrister Alexander Gilchrist, first published in 1863 and reissued here in its second edition (1880), rescued William Blake from almost complete obscurity. The accepted interpretation of his madness was challenged and his creative talents were brought to the attention of Victorian society by the inclusion of selected writings and artistic works, nearly all previously unpublished. Volume 1 of Gilchrist's book is an account of William Blake's life, combining excerpts from his written works and paintings with detailed biographical information drawn from surviving letters and contemporary accounts. The second volume contains a large selection of his poetry and prose together with an annotated catalogue of William Blake's drawings and paintings.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781108013697
Number of pages: 992
Weight: 1600 g
Dimensions: 322 x 252 x 70 mm

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