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    Blake and the literary galleries

    Calè, Luisa (2008) Blake and the literary galleries. In: Haggarty, S. and Mee, J. (eds.) Blake and Conflict. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 185-209. ISBN 9780230573871.

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    Book synopsis: 'Without contraries is no progression', wrote Blake in The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. Although he is often regarded as an otherworldly mystic, Blake was profoundly interested in the philosophical and political issues of his time. Accused by his contemporaries of an 'unbending deportment', he often acted on his sense of 'Opposition' as 'true Friendship'. Conflict was integral to Blake's artistic vision, and his style, but it had more to do with critical engagement than any urge to victory. The essays in this volume conflict as it marked Blake's thinking on politics, religion and the visual arts across the span of his career.


    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Creative Arts, Culture and Communication
    Research Centres and Institutes: Nineteenth-Century Studies, Centre for
    Depositing User: Luisa Cale
    Date Deposited: 03 Jan 2013 17:52
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:31


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