Blake and Antiquity

Blake and Antiquity

by Kathleen Raine

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Overview

Blake was a visionary like no other. To some, like William Wordsworth, the only explanation for the remarkable spiritual world Blake witnessed and brought to life in his books was 'insane genius'. Although such a view persisted well into the twentieth century, this is the pivotal work which challenged that perspective and changed forever our understanding of William Blake's genius, placing him in the esoteric tradition. For many this book will be a revelation; for lovers of Blake it is indispensable.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317834915
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/16/2013
Series: Routledge Classics
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

Kathleen Raine (1908-). One of the outstanding poets of our time, and an internationally respected scholar of the works of William Blake and W.B. Yeats.

Table of Contents

Introduction
List of Illustrations
The Cave of the Nymphs
The Myth of Psyche
The Myth of the Kore or Persephone
The Myth of the Great Year
The Nether-World of Alchemy
Prophet against Science
Select Bibliography

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