A Blake Dictionary: The Ideas and Symbols of William Blake

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UPNE, Jan 1, 1988 - Literary Criticism - 532 pages
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William Blake, poet, artist, and mystic, created a vast multidimensional universe through his verse and art. Spun from a fabric of symbolism and populated by a host of complex characters, Blake's comprehensive world has provided endless inspiration to subsequent generations. For the reader of Blake, background knowledge of his symbolism is a necessity. In this volume, first published in 1965, S. Foster Damon, father of modern Blake studies and a professor at Brown University until his death, has assembled all references to particular symbols or aspects of Blake's work and life, so that readers can see the entire spectrum of Blake's thought on a variety of topics.
  

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An invaluable guide for reading William Blake. "The MUNDANE EGG is this three-dimensional world of time and space, in which fallen Man incubates until he hatches and re-enters Eternity. Man's ... Read full review

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An invaluable guide for reading William Blake. "The MUNDANE EGG is this three-dimensional world of time and space, in which fallen Man incubates until he hatches and re-enters Eternity. Man's ... Read full review

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S. FOSTER DAMON (1893-1971) was the father of modern Blake Studies. MORRIS EAVES, University of Rochester, has written numerous books on Blake and is the editor of the William Blake Archive, an online resource.

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