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William Blake and the language of Adam

Author: Robert N Essick
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This study sets Blake's language concepts and practices within a broad context of linguistic history, showing Blake's contributions to the mystical tradition and his critique of 18th century  Read more...


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Named Person: William Blake; William Blake; Adam, (Biblical figure); Adam, (Biblical figure); William Blake
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert N Essick
ISBN: 0198129858 9780198129851
OCLC Number: 1230566738
Description: [300] p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: "Adam Naming the Beasts" and its companions; in pursuit of the motivated sign; natural signs and the Fall of language; language and modes of production; the return to Logos; afterword - romantic languages and modern methodologies.
Responsibility: Robert N. Essick.


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