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The Complete Poems (Penguin Classics)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0140422153, Paperback)One of the great English Romantic poets, William Blake (1757-1827) was an artist, poet, mystic and visionary. His work ranges from the deceptively simple and lyrical "Songs of Innocence" and their counterpoint "Experience" - which juxtapose poems such as "The Lamb and The Tyger", and "The Blossom and The Sick Rose" - to highly elaborate, apocalyptic works, such as "The Four Zoas", "Milton" and "Jerusalem". Throughout his life Blake drew on a rich heritage of philosophy, religion and myth, to create a poetic worlds illuminated by his spiritual and revolutionary beliefs that have fascinated, intrigued and enchanted readers for generations.
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William Blake (1757-1827) is one of the great figures in literature, by turns, poet, artist and visionary. His engagement with the issues of his day is well known and this flows through his poetry and his art. This edition is published to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Blake's birth.
An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.
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