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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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