16 pages of black-and-white and 24 pages of full-color illustrations, plus 73 illustrations in text.
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William Blake, a London hosier's son, began having mystical visions at the age of eight and came to see his life as a revelation of eternity. While eking out a living as an engraver, he offered, quite unsuccessfully, his great series of prophetic books, Songs of Innocence and Experience. For Ackroyd, biographer of both Charles Dickens and T. S. Eliot, Blake was a visionary, who long before Freud saw warfare as a form of repressed sexuality and believed there were eternal states of rage, desire and selfhood through which a man passes, keeping his soul intact. The tragedy was that he had the capacity to become a great public and religious poet, but instead turned in upon himself, gaining neither reputation nor influence in his lifetime.About the Author:
In addition to his acclaimed biographies, Peter Ackroyd is the author of nine novels, most recently The Trial of Elizabeth Cree. He lives in London.
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Descripción Mar 26, 1996. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería tax ars biol
Descripción Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX067940967X
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Descripción Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P11067940967X