Songs of Innocence (Illuminated Manuscript with the Original Illustrations of William Blake)

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    Songs of Innocence was the first of Blake's illuminated books published in 1789. It is a cheerful and optimistic volume which concerns itself with such themes as springtime, children's games, the freedom of the human spirit, and a kind and loving God. The poems and artwork were reproduced by copperplate engraving and colored with washes by hand.

    William Blake (1757 – 1827) was a British poet, painter, visionary mystic, and engraver, who illustrated and printed his own books. Blake proclaimed the supremacy of the imagination over the rationalism and materialism of the 18th-century. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of both the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age.

    CONTENT :

    Introduction

    The Shepherd

    The Echoing Green

    The Lamb

    The Little Black Boy

    The Blossom

    The Chimney-Sweeper

    The Little Boy Lost

    The Little Boy Found

    Laughing Song

    A Cradle Song

    The Divine Image

    Holy Thursday

    Night

    Spring

    Nurse's Song

    Infant Joy

    A Dream

    On Another's Sorrow

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    Number of Pages: 5
    Format(s): Ebook - ISBN: 9788074844027
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    Listed in: Romanticism, Poetry by individual poets
    Publisher: e-artnow editions

    Books by William Blake

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