New PDF release: Blake, Myth, and Enlightenment: The Politics of Apotheosis

By David Fallon

This e-book offers compelling new readings of William Blake’s poetry and paintings, together with the 1st sustained account of his visionary work of Pitt and Nelson. It specializes in the recurrent motif of apotheosis, either as a determine of political authority to be demystified but in addition as a picture of utopian chance. It reevaluates Blake’s courting to Enlightenment suggestion, fable, faith, and politics, from The French Revolution to Jerusalem and The Laocoön. The e-book combines cautious realization to cultural and historic contexts with shut readings of the texts and designs, delivering an leading edge account of Blake’s inventive alterations of Enlightenment, classical, and Christian thought.

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