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|Named Person:||William Blake; Søren Kierkegaard; William Blake; Søren Kierkegaard|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||viii, 184 p. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||1. Blake and Kierkegaard : shared contexts --
Sources of Kierkegaardian anxiety and creation anxiety --
Denmark's and England's shared histories --
Denmark's and England's cultural anxieties --
Blake, Kierkegaard, and the cultural tensions --
2. Blake, Kierkegaard, and the Socratic tradition --
Human personality and the Socratic tradition --
Kierkegaard and the Socratic tradition --
Blake and the Socratic tradition --
3. Blake, Kierkegaard, and the classical model of personality --
Kierkegaard's aesthetic stage and Blake's innocence --
Kierkegaard's ethical stage and Blake's experience --
Kierkegaard's religiousness A and B and Blake's visionary personality --
4. Innocence, generation, and the fall in Blake and Kierkegaard --
Kierkegaard and the problem of generation --
Generation in Blake --
Urizen the reflective-aesthetic king --
Reason and imagination in Blake and Kierkegaard --
5. Creation anxiety and The [First] Book of Urizen --
Urizen the creator-monarch --
Science and religion in the Urizen books --
Haufniensis, the demonic, and spiritlessness.
|Series Title:||Continuum literary studies.|
|Responsibility:||by James Rovira.|
"In "Blake and Kierkegaard: Creation and Anxiety", Rovira shows much skill in handling both writers on the basis of the comparative premises he sets up. The comparative strategy is a stimulating
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Blake and Kierkegaard: Creation and Anxiety observes the ongoing popularity of the Frankenstein story -- one in which a human being,...
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