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  • Reading Blake's Songsby Zachary Leader

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    First appearing in 1981, this book was the first full-length study of the Songs of Innocence and Experience to be published in almost fifteen years. The book provides detailed readings of each poem and its accompanying design, to redirect attention to the nature and achievement of the book as a whole, to Songs as a single, carefully unified work... more...

  • Organiz'd Innocenceby Rudd E. Margaret

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1956, this book has been described by the author as something of a biographical novel, somewhere between formal scholarly criticism and a more creative form of writing. It looks at the meaning of Blake?s visions and how the troubles of his life affected his poems known as the prophetic books. It focuses on the story of the universal... more...

  • An Introduction to the Study of Blakeby Max Plowman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1927 (this edition in 1967), this book is about Blake, his symbols, and their meanings. As Ward says in his forward, the volume goes beyond Blake, becoming universal and timeless, and is about Religion.  Plowman?s book presents itself, not as a critical text, but an interpretative one, and the study therefore illuminates the work... more...

  • Blake's Heroic Argumentby David Fuller

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    First published in 1988, this book is a study of all Blake?s work in illuminated printing. It traces in particular, the development of his ideas on politics, religion, sexuality, and the imagination. There are substantial sections on some of Blake?s best-known works, including the Marriage of Heaven and Hell, and the Songs of Innocence and Experience... more...

  • Blake, Politics, and Historyby Jackie DiSalvo; G. A. Rosso; Christopher Z. Hobson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    First published in 1998, this book formed part of an ongoing effort to restore politics and history to the centre of Blake studies. It adopts a three pronged approach when presenting its essays, seeking to promote a return to the political Blake; to deepen the understanding of some of the conversations articulated in Blake?s art by introducing new,... more...

  • Divided Imageby Rudd E. Margaret

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1953, this book examines Blake?s vision and its impact on the work of Yeats who imitated Blake in the hope that he might find that same vision. Margaret Rudd?s approach is literary as well as philosophical, and psychological and she discusses the work of both poets in this way. more...

  • Critical and Historical Essays, Volume Iby Thomas Babington MacAulay

    Electric Book Company 1999; US$ 4.95

    Until about 1844 Macaulay?s writings appeared chiefly in the Edinburgh Review. These collected articles, which expressed the complacency of the English middle classes over their new prosperity and growing political power, are perhaps the most widely known critical and historical essays in the language. more...

  • Sesame and Liliesby John Ruskin

    Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95

    John Ruskin's Sesame and Lilies, first published in 1865, stands as a classic nineteenth-century statement on the natures and duties of men and women. The two lectures are 'Of Kings' Treasuries', in which Ruskin critiques Victorian manhood, and 'Of Queens' Gardens', in which he counsels women to take their places as the moral guides of men and urges... more...

  • The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelleyby Percy Bysshe Shelley

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 25.95

    Percy Bysshe Shelley endures today as the great Promethean bard of the High Romantic period who is best remembered for extolling the sublime and affirming the possibility of transcendence. From the Hardcover edition. more...

  • Collected Poemsby William Blake; W.B Yeats

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 18.95

    William Blake is a poet without parallel, who remains a source of wisdom and inspiration to countless individuals throughout the world. This selection was commissioned in 1905 by the firm of George Routledge from W.B. Yeats, who had previously been one of the pioneer editors of Blake's prophetic books. Yeats, one of the few poets whose work could... more...