Critical Essays on William Blake

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Hazard Adams
G.K. Hall, 1991 - Literary Criticism - 214 pages
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The full range of literary traditions comes to life in the Twayne Critical Essays Series. Volume editors have carefully selected critical essays that represent the full spectrum of controversies, trends and methodologies relating to each author's work. Essays include writings from the author's native country and abroad, with interpretations from the time they were writing, through the present day.

Each volume includes:

-- An introduction providing the reader with a lucid overview of criticism from its beginnings -- illuminating controversies, evaluating approaches and sorting out the schools of thought

-- The most influential reviews and the best reprinted scholarly essays

-- A section devoted exclusively to reviews and reactions by the subject's contemporaries

-- Original essays, new translations and revisions commissioned especially for the series

-- Previously unpublished materials such as interviews, lost letters and manuscript fragments

-- A bibliography of the subject's writings and interviews

-- A name and subject index

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Contents

Knowledge and Estimation of Blake during His Lifetime
11
From Mr Blakes Exhibition
22
Letter to Alexander Gilchrist
33
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Adams is Byron W. and Alice L. Lockwood Professor Emeritus of Humanities at the University of Washington.

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