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William Blake and the impossible history of the 1790s

Author: Saree Makdisi
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2003.
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Modern scholars often find it difficult to account for the profound eccentricities in the work of William Blake, dismissing them as either ahistorical or simply meaningless. But with this pioneering study, Saree Makdisi develops a reliable and comprehensive framework for understanding these peculiarities. According to Makdisi, Blake's poetry and drawings should compel us to reconsider the history of the 1790s.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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Makdisi, Saree.
William Blake and the impossible history of the 1790s.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2002002545
(OCoLC)49225266
Named Person: William Blake; William Blake; William Blake; William Blake; William Blake; William Blake
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Saree Makdisi
ISBN: 9780226502618 0226502619 9780226502595 0226502597 9780226502601 0226502600
OCLC Number: 191726322
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 394 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Fierce rushing : William Blake and the cultural politics of liberty in the 1790s --
Laboring at the mill with slaves --
Weary of time : image and commodity in blake --
Blake and romantic imperialism --
Impossible history and the politics of life --
Conclusion : striving.
Responsibility: Saree Makdisi.

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Modern scholars often find it difficult to account for the profound eccentricities in the work of William Blake, dismissing them as either ahistorical or simply meaningless. In this study, however,  Read more...

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