Journals Higher Education

£25.00

Hardback

Published: 14 July 2022

272 Pages | 9 Illustrations

216x138mm

ISBN: 9780192845870


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Jerusalem

Blake, Parry, and the Fight for Englishness

Jason Whittaker

  • The most comprehensive history of one of the most famous poems in English literature
  • Provides the first accurate and comprehensive analysis of what Blake meant by the poem
  • Offers an extensive analysis of Parry's music and the circumstances of the composition of the hymn
  • Traces the complex social, political, and cultural contexts in which the hymn has been used over a hundred years
  • An important contribution to an emerging literature on English national identity