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The Urizen books

Author: William Blake; David Worrall; Tate Gallery.; William Blake Trust.
Publisher: [London] : William Blake Trust ; Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Lambeth in the 1790's, against a background of war and revolution in the American colonies and in Europe, and at home the denial of civil liberties and emergent radicalism, William Blake composed three uncompromising books in illuminated printing with which to present alternative accounts of creation and the beginning of social and religious oppression. These books are chapters from Blake's 'Bible of Hell'.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Facsimiles
Manuscripts
Manuscripts Facsimiles
Poetry
Named Person: William Blake; William Blake; William Blake; William Blake
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Blake; David Worrall; Tate Gallery.; William Blake Trust.
ISBN: 0691044163 9780691044163 185437155X 9781854371553
OCLC Number: 32203076
Description: 231 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm.
Contents: The (first) book of Urizen --
The book of Ahania --
The book of Los.
Responsibility: William Blake ; edited with introductions and notes by David Worrall.
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Describes the dissemination of the autocratic mythology of Urizen, William Blake's inflexibly rationalist and myopic law-giver. This title stands as Blake"���'s sensible and considered response  Read more...

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