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Blake, William 1757-1827

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

333 editions published between 1789 and 2021 in 4 languages and held by 4,248 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
The marriage of heaven and hell by William Blake( Book )

245 editions published between 1790 and 2021 in 6 languages and held by 2,961 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 )

211 editions published between 1789 and 2021 in 5 languages and held by 2,404 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 of experience : shewing the two contrary states of the human soul, 1789-1794 by William Blake( Book )

136 editions published between 1789 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproduces the texts and the fifty-four hand-colored etchings of Blake's famous and now much sought-after double volume of lyrics
The poems of William Blake by William Blake( Book )

175 editions published between 1874 and 2022 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of William Blake's poetry
The book of Urizen by William Blake( Book )

85 editions published between 1794 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,511 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
Blake's Job : William Blake's Illustrations of the Book of Job by William Blake( Book )

25 editions published between 1966 and 1982 in English and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Blake's Illustrations of the Book of Job primarily refers to a series of twenty-two engraved prints (published 1826) by Blake illustrating the biblical Book of Job. It also refers to two earlier sets of watercolours by Blake on the same subject (1806 and 1821). The engraved Illustrations are considered to be Blake's greatest masterpieces in the medium of engraving, and were also a rare commercial and critical success for Blake. The Book of Job was an important influence upon Blake's writings and art; Blake apparently identified with Job, as he spent his lifetime unrecognized and impoverished. Harold Bloom has interpreted Blake's most famous lyric, The Tyger, as a revision of God's rhetorical questions in the Book of Job concerning Behemoth and Leviathan. Blake also depicted the story of Job throughout his career as an artist. The song of Enion in Night the Second of The Four Zoas also demonstrates that Blake identified with Job
The songs of innocence & experience, shewing the two contrary states of the human soul by William Blake( )

7 editions published between 1794 and 2012 in English and held by 1,431 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
Poetry and prose of William Blake by William Blake( Book )

100 editions published between 1927 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,026 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
The complete writings of William Blake; with variant readings by William Blake( Book )

31 editions published between 1957 and 1988 in English and French and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milton by William Blake( Book )

44 editions published between 1815 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 941 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 )

55 editions published between 1946 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the most notable writings of William Blake
Visions of the daughters of Albion by William Blake( Book )

77 editions published between 1793 and 2018 in English and held by 868 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( )

8 editions published between 1944 and 1960 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 822 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
Blake's Dante : the complete illustrations to the Divine comedy by William Blake( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and German and held by 822 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 )

86 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Blake : the complete illuminated books by William Blake( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes facsimiles of all the illustrated books and a transcription of the texts
The paintings of William Blake by Raymond Lister( Book )

11 editions published between 1925 and 1986 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the most accessible introduction available to one of the greatest British artists. The art of William Blake unites visionary simplicity with profound complexity of thought. In this illuminating new study, illustrated throughout in colour, Raymond Lister provides an engaging and lucid approach to Blake's paintings, fully alive to their infinite power of suggestion and refreshingly unfettered by polemic. The biographical introduction, making extensive use of Blake's writings and of contemporary accounts of him, traces the vicissitudes of this absolutely individual artist's life; his very human nature is revealed, no less than his boundless creative energies. The seventy-five colour plates represent the whole span of Blake's working life and all the major areas of his art: his biblical pictures, his allegorical subjects and his illuminated books, which he wrote, engraved and decorated himself. The detailed commentary to each plate explores as much of his symbolism as is readily comprehensible, and explains his often idiosyncratic techniques. - Publisher's note
Paradise lost, and other poems by John Milton( Book )

23 editions published between 1906 and 2017 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the annotated and illustrated edition, containing a detailed biographical essay on the author as well as a wealth of beautiful illustrations by William Blake. Paradise Lost is an epic poem in twelve books, in English heroic verse without rhyme, by John Milton (C. P. P.) and was published in 1667. The subject is the fall of man, and the expulsion from Paradise. Book I. Satan arouses his legions, still suffering from their expulsion from heaven, tells them of an ancient prophecy of a new world and a new race to be created, and summons a general council, to meet at Pandemonium, his capital, to confer on the subject. Book II. At the council it is resolved not to hazard another battle for the recovery of heaven but to search for the prophesied new world. Satan undertakes to find it alone. Book III. The Almighty sees Satan flying through space, confers with the Son, foretells the fall, and arranges the scheme of redemption. Meanwhile Satan alights on the world. Book IV. Satan enters Eden and overhears Adam and Eve talking about the tree of knowledge, of the fruit of which they are forbidden to eat under penalty of death, and determines to make them transgress. Book V. The Almighty sends Raphael to warn Adam against Satan. Book VI. Raphael tells of the war in heaven and of the defeat and expulsion of the rebel angels. Book VII. Raphael relates how and why the world was created. Book VIII. Adam tells Raphael what he knows of his own creation and of his nuptials with Eve. Book IX. After Raphael's departure Satan takes the form of a serpent, and finding Eve alone tells her that he has acquired both the power of speech and wisdom by eating the fruit of the forbidden tree. Eve, whose curiosity is aroused, tastes the fruit and at last takes some to Adam and persuades him also to eat. The eyes of both are opened, and they accuse each other. Book X. Satan returns to Pandemonium and relates the success of his mission. Book XI
 
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Songs of innocence and of experience : shewing the two contrary states of the human soul, 1789-1794 The songs of innocence & experience, shewing the two contrary states of the human soul
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The marriage of heaven and hellSongs of innocenceSongs 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 JobThe songs of innocence & experience, shewing the two contrary states of the human soulThe complete writings of William Blake; with variant readings
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Blake.

Blake W.

Blake W. 1757-1827

Blake, W. (William)

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

Gulielmus Blake sculptor, poeta, et pictor Anglicus

Mplaikē, Ouilliam 1757-1827

Viljams Bleiks

Vilyam Bleyk

W. B

W. B. [a]

W. 블레이크 1757-1827

William Blake

William Blake, 1757-1827.

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 Artista e poeta inglês da Era Romântica

William Blake bardd ac arlunydd Rhamantaidd Seisnig

William Blake Brits kunstschilder

William Blake engelsk poet, kunstner og forfatter

William Blake englantilainen runoilija ja kuvataiteilija

William Blake englischer Maler und Dichter

William Blake English Romantic poet and artist (1757-1827)

William Blake Inglise luuletaja, müstik ja kunstnik

William Blake peintre et poète britannique

William Blake peintre, graveur 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, incisore, filosofo e pittore inglese

William Blake poeta y pintor inglés

William Blake poeta y pintor inglés romántico

Μπλαίηκ Ουίλιαμ 1757-1827

Μπλέηκ Ουίλιαμ 1757-1827

Μπλέικ Ουίλιαμ 1757-1827

Μπλέικ Ουίλλιαμ 1757-1827

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

Блейк В

Блейк В. 1757-1827

Блейк Вильям

Блейк, Вильям 1757-1827

Блейк, Вільям 1757-1827

Блейк У

Блейк, У 1757-1827

Блейк Уильям

Блейк, Уильям 1757-1827

Блэйк В

Блэйк В. 1757-1827

Блэйк, Вильям, 1757-1827.

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

وليم بليك، 1757-1827

وليم بليك شاعر ورسام إنكليزي

ولیم بلیک

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

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블레이크 1757-1827

블레이크, W. 1757-1827

블레이크, 윌리암 1757-1827

블레이크, 윌리엄 1757-1827

윌리엄 블레이크

ウィリアム・ブレイク

ウィリアム・ブレイク イングランドのロマン主義の詩人、画家、神学者 (1757-1827)

ブレイク

ブレイク 1757-1827

ブレイク, ウィリアム

ブレイク, ウィリアム 1757-1827

ブレイク, ヰリャム

布莱克, 威廉

威廉·布莱克

威廉·布莱克 英国诗人、画家,浪漫主义文学代表人物之一

威廉布萊克

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