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Palgrave Macmillan

William Blake: The Poems

Edition 2nd edition
ISBN 9780230348073
Publication Date July 2012
Formats Hardcover Ebook (PDF) Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Series Analysing Texts

Focusing on Songs of Innocence and Experience, this book uses close analysis and interpretation of individual poems to build the reader's confidence when approaching Blake's lyrics. The new edition includes additional textual analyses, expanded contextual material, discussion of the work of recent critics, and fully updated Further Reading.

NICHOLAS MARSH was formerly teacher of English at Francis Holland School in Regent's Park, London, UK. He is the author of How to Begin Studying English Literature, now in its third edition, and several other titles in the Analysing Texts series, of which he is the General Editor.

General Editor's Preface
A Note on Editions and Technical Terms
PART I: ANALYSING WILLIAM BLAKE'S POETRY
Introduction
Innocence and Experience
Nature in the Songs, and Towards the Prophetic Books
Society and its Ills
Sexuality, the Selfhood and Self-Annihilation
PART II: THE CONTEXT AND THE CRITICS
Blake's Life and Works
A Sample of Critical Views
Further Reading
Index

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