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  • Figures of the Imagination

    Fiction and Song in Britain, 1790–1850

    By Roger Hansford

    This new study of the intersection of romance novels with vocal music records a society on the cusp of modernisation, with a printing industry emerging to serve people’s growing appetites for entertainment amidst their changing views of religion and the occult. No mere diversion, fiction was…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Blake, Politics, and History

    Edited by Jackie DiSalvo, G. A. Rosso, Christopher Z. Hobson

    First published in 1998, this book formed part of an ongoing effort to restore politics and history to the centre of Blake studies. It adopts a three pronged approach when presenting its essays, seeking to promote a return to the political Blake; to deepen the understanding of some of the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

  • Blake's Heroic Argument

    By David Fuller

    First published in 1988, this book is a study of all Blake’s work in illuminated printing. It traces in particular, the development of his ideas on politics, religion, sexuality, and the imagination. There are substantial sections on some of Blake’s best-known works, including the Marriage of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

  • Divided Image

    A Study of William Blake and W. B. Yeats

    By Rudd E. Margaret

    First published in 1953, this book examines Blake’s vision and its impact on the work of Yeats who imitated Blake in the hope that he might find that same vision. Margaret Rudd’s approach is literary as well as philosophical, and psychological and she discusses the work of both poets in this way.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

  • An Introduction to the Study of Blake

    By Max Plowman

    First published in 1927 (this edition in 1967), this book is about Blake, his symbols, and their meanings. As Ward says in his forward, the volume goes beyond Blake, becoming universal and timeless, and is about Religion.  Plowman’s book presents itself, not as a critical text,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

  • Organiz'd Innocence

    The Story of Blake's Prophetic Books

    By Rudd E. Margaret

    First published in 1956, this book has been described by the author as something of a biographical novel, somewhere between formal scholarly criticism and a more creative form of writing. It looks at the meaning of Blake’s visions and how the troubles of his life affected his poems known as the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

  • Reading Blake's Songs

    By Zachary Leader

    First appearing in 1981, this book was the first full-length study of the Songs of Innocence and Experience to be published in almost fifteen years. The book provides detailed readings of each poem and its accompanying design, to redirect attention to the nature and achievement of the book as a…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

  • Twentieth-Century Blake Criticism

    Northrop Frye to the Present

    By Joseph Natoli

    First published in 1982 this book provides a bibliography of commentary, criticism, and scholarship on the works of William Blake. It covers the period from Northrop Frye’s Fearful Symmetry in 1947 to 1980. The criticism is organised according to eleven classifications in order to help direct the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

  • William Blake's Epic

    Imagination Unbound

    By Joanne Witke

    First published in 1986, this book starts from the premise that Blake’s poem Jerusalem is in effect his defence of human imagination. The formal categories are literary but the aim is the philosophical one of Creating a System. The philosophic meaning emerges from the structure since its form is…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

  • The Sublime

    2nd Edition

    By Philip Shaw

    Related to ideas of the great, the awe-inspiring and the overpowering, the sublime has been debated for centuries amongst writers, artists, philosophers and theorists and has become a complex yet crucial concept in many disciplines. This new edition of The Sublime looks at: The legacy of the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22 
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Walter Scott's Books

    Reading the Waverley Novels

    By J.H. Alexander

    Scott's Books is an approachable introduction to the Waverley Novels. Drawing on substantial research in Scott's intertextual sources, it offers a fresh approach to the existing readings where the thematic and theoretical are the norm. Avoiding jargon, and moving briskly, it tackles the vexed…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

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