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Blake, William 1757-1827

Overview
Works: 8,664 works in 20,754 publications in 14 languages and 435,556 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Illustrated works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Biography  Pictures  Manuscripts  Songs  Epic poetry  Dictionaries 
Subject Headings: Poets, English  Artists 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Lyricist, Engraver, Other, Artist, Printer, Librettist, Editor, Honoree, Composer, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Dedicatee, Illuminator, Conceptor, Contributor, Performer, Conductor
Classifications: PQ4315, 821.7
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The marriage of heaven and hell by William Blake( Book )

220 editions published between 1790 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"William Blake--poet, artist, philosopher and consummate craftsman--combined the many facets of his genius in an entirely original manner in his now famous 'Illuminated Books', which he wrote, illustrated and printed himself. In The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, considered to be his most important work, Blake made his first full-scale attempt to present his philosophic message"--Jacket
Songs of innocence by William Blake( Book )

190 editions published between 1789 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

' ... Contains all thirty-one of Blake's original color plates [1789 ed.] ... and presents them in the manner of the early copies, on facing color pages'. -- Publisher's note
Songs of innocence ; and, Songs of experience by William Blake( )

43 editions published between 1901 and 2018 in English and held by 2,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classics of English poetry, alternately describing childhood states of innocence and their inevitable ensnarement in a corrupt and repressive world. Contains the full texts of all the poems in the original 1794 edition of both collections
Songs of innocence and of experience, shewing the two contrary states of the human soul, 1789-1794 by William Blake( Book )

118 editions published between 1789 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is a beautifully illustrated edition of Blake's classic poems. The text of each poem is given in letterpress on the page facing the color plate, and a brief commentary by Sir Geoffrey Keynes on each poem follows. It is printed on paper especially manufactured to match the tint of that used by Blake
The poems of William Blake by William Blake( Book )

152 editions published between 1874 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book collects many of William Blake's poems together in one volume
The book of Urizen by William Blake( Book )

79 editions published between 1794 and 2008 in English and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes complete text of the 1818 edition of Blake's Book of Urizen from the copy in the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress. Also available in digital form from Library of Congress website
Blake's Job : William Blake's Illustrations of the Book of Job by William Blake( Book )

24 editions published between 1966 and 1982 in English and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of innocence and of experience by William Blake( Book )

187 editions published between 1794 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This landmark edition of William Blake's most famous work is based on Blake's original printing. The book includes a facsimile remarkably faithful to the colors of the original and extensive plate-by-plate commentary by one of the world's foremost authorities on Blake."--Back cover
Songs of innocence and experience : shewing the two contrary states of the human soul : reproduction in the original size of William Blake's illuminated book by William Blake( )

8 editions published between 1794 and 2012 in English and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of Innocence and of Experience : Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul are two books of poetry by the English poet and painter, William Blake. Although Songs of Innocence was first published by itself in 1789, it is believed that Songs of Experience has always been published in conjunction with Innocence since its completion in 1794. Songs of Innocence mainly consists of poems describing the innocence and joy of the natural world, advocating free love and a closer relationship with God, and most famously including Blake's poem The Lamb
The divine comedy of Dante Alighieri by Dante Alighieri( Book )

34 editions published between 1944 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Divine Comedy, Dante imagines himself as a lost pilgrim who is taken on a guided journey through the three realms of the dead: Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise. On his travels, he is given the challenge of exploring the darkest recesses of the human soul in an effort to understand the root of evil, sin, and, ultimately, forgiveness
The complete writings of William Blake; with variant readings by William Blake( Book )

28 editions published between 1957 and 1986 in English and French and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milton by William Blake( Book )

39 editions published between 1815 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poeten og billedskaperen William Blake (1757-1827) bekjempet alt som kunne innsnevre bevisstheten, var motstander av rasjonalismen og skapte en personlig mytologi som belyser motsetningene og samspillet i menneskesinnet. Dette belyses særlig i "Milton", som beskriver en poet som fra sin plass blant de evige reiser til "de eviges død", det vil si jorden. Her skal han rette opp i en feiltagelse - at menneskets seksuelle lyst stammer fra fallet. Verket er illustrert med Blakes egne fargetrykk. Gjendiktet av og med innledning og kommentarer av Geir Uthaug
The portable Blake by William Blake( Book )

47 editions published between 1946 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the most notable writings of William Blake
Poetry and prose of William Blake by William Blake( Book )

87 editions published between 1927 and 1994 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeks to supply a sounder and more uncluttered text for reading than has been heretofore available, together with variant and deleted passages for study
Visions of the daughters of Albion by William Blake( Book )

67 editions published between 1793 and 2013 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This landmark edition of William Blake's Visions of the Daughters of Albion provides the first full-size reproduction of the Huntington Library's copy of the work, printed and colored by Blake and his wife, Catherine, in 1793. Generally seen as a continuation of The Book of Thel, this relatively early work of Blake's offers a criticism of the sexual morals of his time, presenting its author's views on the evils of organized religion, on slavery, and on oppressed womanhood. Drawings related to Visions that Blake sketched in his Notebook, now held in the British Library, have been digitally enhanced in the reproductions in this edition and are visible for the first time. -- Book Jacket
Serenade : for tenor solo, horn, and strings, op. 31 by Benjamin Britten( )

5 editions published between 1944 and 1959 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blake's Dante : the complete illustrations to the Divine comedy by William Blake( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes: p. 137-162. Bibliography: p. 167-168. Index
The poetical works of William Blake : including the unpublished French Revolution, together with the minor Prophetic books, and selections from the four Zoas, Milton, & Jerusalem by William Blake( Book )

84 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Blake : the painter at work by Joyce H Townsend( Book )

10 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"William Blake: The Painter at Work offers an innovative and revealing approach to one of the most individual of all British artists. Although the highly idiosyncratic nature of Blake's techniques has long been recognized, this is the first book to explore the practical methods behind his unique style--providing a fuller understanding of exactly how this secretive artist worked as a painter. Richly illustrated with Blake's temperas, water-colors, and color prints and drawings, the book includes essays by leading international authorities who illuminate Blake's techniques and materials using up-to-the-minute research methods. Their analysis of numerous individual works reveals, for example, that Blake used essentially the same range of colors in them all, even if some of the over one hundred temperas he painted from 1799 to 1826 have since darkened or faded. The book consists of four main sections. Introductory chapter are followed by essays on Blake's watercolors, large color prints, and temperas. An epilogue discusses the presentation of the paintings, and appendices provide more detail on the works discussed. The contributors are John Anderson, Peter Bower, Noa Cahaner McManus, John Dean, Robin Hamlyn, Bronwyn Ormsby, Brian Singer, Joyce H. Townsend, and Piers Townshend. William Blake not only cast a new light on the incomparable oeuvre that made Blake one of the most perennially popular of visual artists but also points to ways of preserving this work for future generations. There are still unanswered questions, but now there are answers too." -- Publisher's description
Illustrations of the Book of Job by William Blake( Book )

59 editions published between 1825 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These engravings to the Book of Job are considered one of the great masterpieces of modern engraving and a high point in the career of William Blake
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Songs of innocence and of experience, shewing the two contrary states of the human soul, 1789-1794
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Songs of innocenceSongs of innocence ; and, Songs of experienceSongs of innocence and of experience, shewing the two contrary states of the human soul, 1789-1794The poems of William BlakeThe book of UrizenBlake's Job : William Blake's Illustrations of the Book of JobSongs of innocence and of experienceSongs of innocence and experience : shewing the two contrary states of the human soul : reproduction in the original size of William Blake's illuminated book
Alternative Names
Blake.

Blake W.

Blake W. 1757-1827

Blake, W. (William), 1757-1827

Blake William

Bleĭk, Uilʹi︠a︡m

Bleĭk, Uilʹi︠a︡m 1757-1827

Bleik, William 1757-1827

Bleikas Viljamas

Bleiks, Viljams 1757-1827

Blejk, Uil'âm

Blejk, Uilʹjam 1757-1827

Blejk, Vilʹâm.

Blejk, Vilijam

Blejk, Vilʹjam 1757-1827

Gulielmus Blake

Mplaikē, Ouilliam 1757-1827

Viljams Bleiks

Vilyam Bleyk

W. B

W. B. [a]

William Blake

William Blake angielski poeta, pisarz i malarz

William Blake angla poeto kaj artisto

William Blake anglický básnik, rytec, grafik a ilustrátor

William Blake anglický romantický básník

William Blake angol költő, festő, grafikus és nyomdász

William Blake bardd ac arlunydd Rhamantaidd Seisnig

William Blake Brits kunstschilder

William Blake engelsk poet, kunstner og forfatter

William Blake englischer Maler und Dichter

William Blake peintre et poète britannique

William Blake Poet, Pictor, Grafician

William Blake poeta e pintor britânico

William Blake Poeta i artista anglès

William Blake poeta, incisore e pittore inglese

William Blake poeta y pintor inglés

William Blake poeta y pintor inglés romántico

Ουίλλιαμ Μπλέηκ Άγγλος ποιητής, ζωγράφος, χαράκτης εικονογράφος, μυστικιστής και οραματιστής

Блейк В

Блейк В. 1757-1827

Блейк, Вильям

Блейк, Вильям 1757-1827

Блейк У

Блейк, У 1757-1827

Блейк Уильям

Блейк, Уильям 1757-1827

Блэйк В

Блэйк В. 1757-1827

Блэйк, Вильям

Блэйк У

Блэйк У. 1757-1827

Вилијам Блејк

Вільям Блейк

Вільям Блейк англійський поет, художник та гравер

Уильям Блейк английский поэт и художник, мистик и визионер

Уилям Блейк

Уільям Блэйк

Ուիլյամ Բլեյք

בלייק, ויליאם

בלייק, ויליאם, 1757-1827

בליק, ויליאם

בליק, ויליאם, 1757-1827

בליק, וילים 1757-1827

ויליאם בלייק

ויליאם בלייק משורר, צייר, תחריטאי ומיסטיקן בריטי

بليك، ويليام، 1757-1827

وليم بليك، 1757-1827

وليم بليك شاعر ورسام إنكليزي

ويليام بليك

ویلیام بلیک

ویلیام بلیک نویسنده، نقاش، و شاعر بریتانیایی

ویلیام بلەیک

विलियम ब्लेक

উইলিয়াম ব্লেইক

উইলিয়াম ব্লেক

ਵਿੱਲੀਅਮ ਬਲੇਕ

வில்லியம் பிளேக்

ವಿಲಿಯಂ ಬ್ಲೇಕ್‌

വില്യം ബ്ലെയ്ക്ക്

විලියම් බ්ලේක්

วิลเลียม เบลก

უილიამ ბლეიკი

უილიამ ბლეიქი

블레이크, W. 1757-1827

블레이크, 윌리암 1757-1827

블레이크, 윌리엄 1757-1827

윌리엄 블레이크

ウィリアム・ブレイク

ブレイク

ブレイク, ウィリアム

威廉·布莱克

威廉布萊克

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