Ideology and Utopia in the Poetry of William Blake
By (author) Nicholas M. Williams
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Ideology and Utopia in the Poetry of William Blake by Nicholas M. Williams
Book DescriptionScholars have often drawn attention to William Blake's unusual sensitivity to his social context. In this book Nicholas Williams situates Blake's thought historically by showing how through the decades of a long and productive career Blake consistently responded to the ideas, writing, and art of contemporaries. Williams presents detailed readings of several of Blake's major poems alongside Rousseau's Emile, Wollstonecraft's Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Paine's Rights of Man, Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France, and Robert Owen's Utopian Experiments. In so doing, he offers revealing new insights into key Blake texts and draws attention to their inclusion of notions of social determinism, theories of ideology-critique, and Utopian traditions. Williams argues that if we are truly to understand ideology as it relates to Blake, we must understand the practical situation in which the ideological Blake found himself. His study is a revealing commentary on the work of one of our most challenging poets.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521620505
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 13-Apr-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Nicholas M. Williams
Ideology and Utopia in the Poetry of William Blake, Paperback (November 2006)
This book considers Blake's poetry in the light of ideology critique and the traditions of Utopian thought.
Palgrave Advances in William Blake Studies, Paperback (October 2005)» View all books by Nicholas M. Williams
Palgrave Advances in William Blake Studies is a comprehensive guide to recent critical approaches to the author. Topics covered include Blake and Gender Studies, Blake and Radical History, Blake and Queer Studies and Blake and Postmodernism. The collection also provides a helpful Chronology and detailed Bibliography.
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