Study Guide to The Poetry of William Blake

Study Guide to The Poetry of William Blake

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by William Blake, a pivotal figure in poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. Titles in this study guide include The Four Zoas, The First Book Of Urizen, Visions Of The Daughters Of Albion, A Song Of Liberty and The Book of Thel, The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell, Songs Of Experience, Songs Of Innocence, The Mental Traveller, America, and Milton.

As an English painter, poet, and printmaker of the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth-century, his writing contained philosophy and mystical topics. Moreover, Blake's work was largely overlooked, but gained popularity over time to influence the 1960's counterculture. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of William Blake's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains:

- Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As

The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645424703
Publisher: Dexterity
Publication date: 07/10/2020
Series: Bright Notes
Edition description: 4th ed.
Pages: 154
Sales rank: 987,353
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.33(d)

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS 1) Introduction to William Blake 1 2) Introduction to The Romantic Period 11 3) Introduction to Development, Background of The Poetry 23 4) Introduction to The Poetical Sketches 35 5) Introduction to Songs of Innocence 44 6) Introduction to Songs of Experience 54 7) Introduction to The Marriage of Heaven And Hell 67 8) Introduction to A Song of Liberty and The Book of Thel 75 9) Introduction to Visions of The Daughters of Albion 82 10) Introduction to The First Book of Urizen 90 11) Introduction to The Four Zoas 101 12) Introduction to Minor Works 120 13) Critical Commentary 139 14) Bibliography & Suggested Topics 143

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