William Blake's Epic: Imagination Unbound

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First published in 1986, this book starts from the premise that Blake's poem Jerusalem is in effect his defence of human imagination. The formal categories are literary but the aim is the philosophical one of Creating a System. The philosophic meaning emerges from the structure since its form is that of an epic poem. The argument proceeds plate by plate and topologically within each plate of the illuminated text, but does not aim to answer every last question about Jerusalem- only to show how the system is created. The ...

William Blake's Epic: Imagination Unbound 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138939295

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William Blake's Epic: Imagination Unbound 2015, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138939202

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William Blake's Epic: Imagination Unbound 1986, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312880248

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