Download e-book for iPad: Blake, Myth, and Enlightenment: The Politics of Apotheosis by David Fallon

By David Fallon

This e-book offers compelling new readings of William Blake’s poetry and artwork, 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 additionally as a picture of utopian danger. It reevaluates Blake’s courting to Enlightenment concept, delusion, faith, and politics, from The French Revolution to Jerusalem and The Laocoön. The booklet combines cautious consciousness to cultural and ancient contexts with shut readings of the texts and designs, supplying an cutting edge account of Blake’s artistic adjustments of Enlightenment, classical, and Christian thought.

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