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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Blake, William, -- 1757-1827

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Edition Notes

Bibliography : p.[179]-180.

SeriesHome university library of modern knowledge -- 209.
The Physical Object
Pagination184 p.
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17874404M
LC Control Number52009282

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  Blake’s imagery comes from the Old Testament book of Exodus, when the Israelites make a “mercy seat” flanked by golden angels. The colours are so delicate that the picture is almost monochrome.   William Blake was a 19th century writer and artist who is regarded as a seminal figure of the Romantic Age. His writings have influenced countless writers and artists through the ages, and he has Born: William Blake 's Illustrations of the Book of Job primarily refers to a series of twenty-two engraved prints (published ) by Blake illustrating the biblical Book of Job. It also refers to two earlier sets of watercolours by Blake on the same subject ( and ). Michael Davis's book William Blake a New Kind of Man suggests that Blake thought jealousy separates man from the divine unity, condemning him to a frozen death. [] As a theological writer, Blake has a sense of human " fallenness ".Literary movement: Romanticism.