But He Talked of the Temple of Man’s Body: Blake’s Revelation Unlocked

Przednia okładka
Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 14 sty 2009 - 295
0 Recenzje
Nie weryfikujemy opinii, ale staramy się wykrywać i usuwać fałszywe treści
Starting with Locke’s philosophy of language, which turns words into bricks and uses them to build a rigid system of science and morality, this book is a response to Blake’s un-Lockian thought through an analysis of his linguistic practices. It is an attempt to understand why Blake says what he says the way he does.

While being a study of Blake’s poetics, the book is at the same time a poetic study that never attempts to translate poetry into prose. It reads like a narrative, telling of an effort to build, an attempt to destroy, and then rebuild again. Primarily aimed at Blake readers, it will also interest those interested in Enlightenment and Romanticism, as well as students of art, religion or philosophy. And, since Blake’s criticism of Locke is in fact Blake’s criticism of the main assumptions of modernity, the book should prove a stimulating experience to all those who do not mind looking at the reality from some critical distance.

 

Co mówią ludzie - Napisz recenzję

Nie znaleziono żadnych recenzji w standardowych lokalizacjach.

Spis treści

INTRODUCTION
1
PART I
13
PART II
69
PART III
179
EPILOGUE
235

Inne wydania - Wyświetl wszystko

Kluczowe wyrazy i wyrażenia

Informacje o autorze (2009)

Eliza Borkowska is Assistant Professor at the Institute of English Studies, SWPS (Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities) in Warsaw, and Vice-dean of SWPS’s Faculty of Languages and Literatures. She also works as a translator and scriptwriter.

Informacje bibliograficzne