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William Blake and the impossible history of the 1790s

Author: Saree Makdisi
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Saree Makdisi is associate professor of English and comparative literature at the University of Chicago."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: William Blake; William Blake; William Blake; William Blake; William Blake; William Blake; William Blake; William Blake
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Saree Makdisi
ISBN: 0226502597 9780226502595 0226502600 9780226502601
OCLC Number: 49225266
Description: xviii, 394 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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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