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Visions of the daughters of Albion

Author: William Blake; Robert N Essick
Publisher: San Marino, Calif. : Huntington Library, ©2002.
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This landmark edition of William Blake's Visions of the Daughters of Albion provides the first full-size reproduction of the Huntington Library's copy of the work, printed and colored by Blake and his wife, Catherine, in 1793. Generally seen as a continuation of The Book of Thel, this relatively early work of Blake's offers a criticism of the sexual morals of his time, presenting its author's views on the evils of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blake, William, 1757-1827.
Visions of the daughters of Albion.
San Marino, Calif. : Huntington Library, ©2002
(OCoLC)605315163
Named Person: William Blake; William Blake
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Blake; Robert N Essick
ISBN: 087328187X 9780873281874
OCLC Number: 48473769
Description: v, 78 pages, 11 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Part 1 William Blake's Visions of the Daughters of Albion --
Reproduction of Blake's Plates viii --
Transcription of the Poem 3 --
The Huntington Copy: Bibliographic and Textual Notes 15 --
List of Illustrations from Blake's Notebook 19 --
Bibliography: Studies of Visions of the Daughters of Albion 75.
Responsibility: William Blake ; edited, with a commentary, by Robert N. Essick.
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This facimile edition contains Blake's own delicately coloured plates, with the text transcribed in full. There is also a detailed commentary as well as a bibliography of secondary work on the poem.  Read more...

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"With the excellent commentary, [the digitally enhanced images from Blake's Notebook] enable a clearer understanding of Blake's developing project."--Allen Reddick, "Studies in English Literature"

 
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