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Fearful symmetry : a study of William Blake

Fearful symmetry : a study of William Blake

Author: Northrop Frye; Nicholas Halmi
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2004.
Series: Collected works of Northrop Frye, v. 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Blake; William Blake; William Blake
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Northrop Frye; Nicholas Halmi
ISBN: 0802089836 9780802089830
OCLC Number: 54415390
Notes: First ed. published by Princeton University Press, 1947.
Description: xlix, 516 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Note on the citation of Blake's works --
Introduction / Ian Singer --
Frye's dedication --
Pt. 1. The argument --
Ch. 1. The case against Locke --
Ch. 2. The rising god --
Ch. 3. Beyond good and evil --
Ch. 4. A literalist of the imagination --
Ch. 5. The world within the word --
Pt. 2. The development of the symbolism --
Ch. 6. Tradition and experiment --
Ch. 7. The thief of fire --
Ch. 8. The refiner in fire --
Ch. 9. The nightmare with her ninefold --
Pt. 3. The final synthesis --
Ch. 10. Comus Agonistes --
Ch. 11. The city of God --
Ch. 12. The burden of the valley of vision --
General note : Blake's mysticism --
Editor's App. A. Preface to the Beacon Press edition --
Editor's App. B. Preface to the Italian translation --
Editor's App. C. Frye's shorter writings on Blake.
Series Title: Collected works of Northrop Frye, v. 14.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Halmi.


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