Description - William Blake by John Beer
Written by the distinguished scholar Professor John Beer, this new volume on Blake in Palgrave Macmillan's Literary Lives series follows the writer's life and combines biography and critical analysis. Covering Blake's early career, his major works (such as Songs of Innocence and of Experience) and his work as a visual artist, this new study will be a must for all Blake scholars and enthusiasts. Recent discoveries concerning Blake's forebears and their religion make this new study additionally timely.
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JOHN BEER is well known for his work on English Romantic literature. He has lectured in India and the USA as well as at Manchester and Cambridge, where he is now Emeritus Professor of English Literature and Fellow of Peterhouse. His books include Coleridge the Visionary, Coleridge's Poetic Intelligence, Blake's Humanism, Blake's Visionary Universe, Wordsworth and the Human Heart, Wordsworth in Time, Questioning Romanticism (ed.), Romantic Consciousness: Blake to Mary Shelley Post-Romantic Consciousness: Dickens to Sylvia Plath and