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William Blake's songs of innocence and of experience

by Brendan Cooper | 30 June 2017
Category: General Poetry
Synopsis
William Blake (1757-1827) is one of the most significant figures in the history of English poetry. He is also one of the most mysterious, most challenging, and most frequently misunderstood. His Songs of Innocence and of Experience, on the surface so simple, are laden with mysteries that seem to deepen on every reading. In this book, aimed at A Level and undergraduate students, Brendan Cooper explores the subtleties and contradictions of the Songs, avoiding formulaic readings by asking key questions about Blake's life and art. What are the Songs about? What does Blake mean by «Innocence» and «Experience»? Why are they called «Songs»? Was Blake a genius, or a madman? This engaging and accessible introduction to Blake's work will help students to navigate its complexities and develop their own critical responses to the text.
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Synopsis
William Blake (1757-1827) is one of the most significant figures in the history of English poetry. He is also one of the most mysterious, most challenging, and most frequently misunderstood. His Songs of Innocence and of Experience, on the surface so simple, are laden with mysteries that seem to deepen on every reading. In this book, aimed at A Level and undergraduate students, Brendan Cooper explores the subtleties and contradictions of the Songs, avoiding formulaic readings by asking key questions about Blake's life and art. What are the Songs about? What does Blake mean by «Innocence» and «Experience»? Why are they called «Songs»? Was Blake a genius, or a madman? This engaging and accessible introduction to Blake's work will help students to navigate its complexities and develop their own critical responses to the text.
€21.00
63 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
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Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9781787072206
Format -
Publisher -
Published - 30/06/2017
Categories - All, Books, Fiction, Literature, General Poetry
No. of Pages - 122
Weight - 190
Edition - New edition 0
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 23
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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