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Genesis : William Blake's last illuminated work

Author: William Blake; Mark Christopher Crosby; Robert N Essick; Robert R Wark
Publisher: San Marino, Calif. : Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, ©2012.
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William Blake - poet, printmaker, artist - drew inspiration from the Bible throughout his life. Shortly before his death in 1827, he began an illuminated manuscript of the "Book of Genesis",  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Illustrations
Named Person: William Blake; William Blake; William Blake; John Linnell; William Blake
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Blake; Mark Christopher Crosby; Robert N Essick; Robert R Wark
ISBN: 9780873282475 0873282477
OCLC Number: 742017603
Description: 58 pages, 11 leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 44 cm
Contents: 1: The manuscript --
William Blake's Genesis manuscript --
Transcription of Blake's Genesis manuscript --
Notes to the transcription --
Substantive differences between Blake's Genesis manuscript and the King James Bible --
2: Commentary --
Foreword, by John Murdoch --
Blake's illuminated manuscript of Genesis / Robert R. Wark --
Commentary by the editors --
Blake and the Genesis tradition --
Blake's patron, John Linnell --
The manuscript --
Notes to the editor's commentary --
Index to part 2.
Other Titles: William Blake's last illuminated work
Responsibility: edited, with a commentary, by Mark Crosby and Robert N. Essick ; with an essay by Robert R. Wark.

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"An insightful glance into Blake's artistic method, theological outlook, and interpretive techniques... A treat for both the eyes and the mind." Transpositions 20130118

 
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