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Published: 25 December 2018

864 Pages | 120 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199644230

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William Blake

Selected Writings

Edited by Peter Otto

21st-Century Oxford Authors

  • Introduces students to the life and work of William Blake, the prolific Romantic poet and artist
  • Features 120 black and white illustrations
  • Includes a selection of Blake's letters, manuscripts, notebook, advertising pamphlets, marginalia, and other lesser-known works
  • Blake's work is presented in chronological order, allowing students to study his development and growth
  • Includes a separate Chronology at the opening of the volume, which provides details of Blake's life, and the composition and publication of his works
  • The poems and writings are presented free of annotation on the page, allowing students to encounter the original texts afresh
  • Explanatory notes and commentary are located at the end of the book, providing students with a wealth of additional material and information that will enhance the understanding and enjoyment of these works
  • An essential teaching resource, representing Blake's work in all its variety