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Works of William Blake

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William Blake Biography

* America: A Prophecy
* Auguries of Innocence
* The Book of Thel
* Eternity
* Europe: A Prophecy
* The Gates of Paradise
* I Heard an Angel
* I saw a chapel all of gold
* An Island in the Moon
* The Marriage of Heaven and Hell:
o The Argument
o The Voice of
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Paperback, 318 pages
Published September 1st 1998 by NTC/Contemporary Publishing Company (first published 1994)
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Douglas Dalrymple
Nov 05, 2012 Douglas Dalrymple rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
(I’m using this listing to review Anne Malcolmson’s William Blake: An Introduction, since no listing for the book exists on Goodreads. You can find it on Amazon here: http://www.amazon.com/William-Blake-I....)

A perfect little introduction to Blake, Malcolmson’s biographical note and comments on the poems are well done and unobtrusive. Not at all academic, she gets at Blake’s real strangeness as well as his appealing, compassionate humanity. A dozen or so color plates are included. The book is ou
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Rosa Ramôa
Sep 23, 2016 Rosa Ramôa rated it it was amazing
"Não revele aos amigos os seus segredos, porque você não sabe se algum se tornará seu inimigo. Não cause ao seu inimigo todo o mal que lhe possa fazer, porque você não sabe se ele se tornará um dia seu amigo".

(William Blake)
ZaRi
Sep 11, 2015 ZaRi added it
Shelves: poem, classic

Ah Sun-flower! weary of time,
Who countest the steps of the Sun:
Seeking after that sweet golden clime
Where the travellers journey is done.

Where the Youth pined away with desire,
And the pale Virgin shrouded in snow:
Arise from their graves and aspire,
Where my Sun-flower wishes to go.
Smotri_pod_nogi
Mar 31, 2014 Smotri_pod_nogi rated it really liked it
взялась читати,бо через твір спіткаєшся об аллюзію на блейка.може,забагато очікувала,може,надто його зпопсували і,читай я раніше,може,мене б теж вивернуло_перевернуло, - зараз - просто темна,лячна,хороша така поезія.дуже дощова,до слова
Cori
Sep 11, 2012 Cori rated it it was amazing
"But most, through midnight streets I hear
How the youthful harlot's curse
Blasts the new-born infant's tear,
And blights with plagues the marriage hearse."


William Blake is probs my favourite poet, or is at least in the top ten.
Iván Méndez Ortiz
Nov 26, 2016 Iván Méndez Ortiz rated it it was amazing
Inspiring insights, very enjoyable to read, great musicality, a soul that goes beyond the doors of infinity.
Andrew
Sep 22, 2009 Andrew rated it it was amazing
Shelves: poetry, classic
To be honest this was likely to stay on my currently reading status for an age as I never tire of Blake's prose and consistently return yo it,dipping in and out of various bits as the mood takes
Theresa
Jul 10, 2012 Theresa rated it it was amazing
I positively adore William Blake. Wish I could turn a phrase as beautifully as he can. But I can't. {sigh}.
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William Blake was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake's work is today considered seminal and significant in the history of both poetry and the visual arts.

Blake's prophetic poetry has been said to form "what is in proportion to its merits the least read body of poetry in the language". His visual artistry has led one modern critic to proclaim h
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