Blake / Peter Ackroyd.

"Born in 1757, the son of a London hosier, William Blake - poet, painter, and engraver - possessed one of the most original and fertile creative geniuses of his age. Yet his strange aloofness and claims of supernatural visions caused many in his own time and since to doubt his sanity, and much...

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Main Author: Ackroyd, Peter, 1949-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Knopf, 1996.
Edition:First American edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • O why was I born with a different face?
  • The whole Bible is fill'd with imagination and visions
  • All that we see is vision
  • I devoted myself to engraving in my earliest youth
  • Each identity is eternal
  • A temple built by Albions children
  • We do not want either Greek or Roman models
  • My eyes are always upon thee
  • The ocean of business
  • And so he was quiet
  • From Lambeth we began our foundations
  • The crushing wheels
  • Jerusalems inner court
  • Eyes of fury
  • Walking among the fires
  • The Bible of hell
  • Newtons sleep
  • Go on and on
  • Felphams vale
  • Scofield the accuser
  • Despair
  • Organized and minutely articulated
  • Arise with exultation
  • I [was] am hid
  • Not drawing, but inspiration
  • The words fly about the room
  • I will arise
  • The imagination which liveth for ever.