Life of William Blake: With Selections from His Poems and Other Writings
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 a...more
Paperback, 480 pages
Published October 31st 2010 by Cambridge University Press
(first published December 3rd 2005)
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