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Published: 01 April 2019

512 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198804468

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William Blake: Selected Poems

New Edition

William Blake
Edited by Nicholas Shrimpton

Oxford World's Classics

  • A new selection of the poetry of William Blake -- largely ignored in his lifetime, but now recognised as a unique and haunting lyricist, and one of the key voices of the Romantic Age.
  • Arranges Blake's poems by genre, looking at his lyrics, short epics, sublime epics, and satirical and discursive works in turn.
  • Nicholas Shrimpton's introduction and explanatory notes consider modern Blake scholarship, his position as one of the defining English poets, his juvenilia, and the distinct genres of his work.
  • Includes an up-to-date bibliography, a chronology, and a substantial note on the text.