Blake's Poetry and Designs Paperback
Edited by John E. Grant, Mary Lynn Johnson
Part of the Norton Critical Editions series
In addition to a broad selection of the poems, the volume includes over 100 images (16 in color), emphasizing the centrality of pictorial representations to Blake's verse.
Biographical context is provided through dozens of excerpts from Blake's notebook, letters, marginalia, and other writings. "Criticism" offers twenty wide-ranging commentaries by writers from Blake's contemporaries to present-day critics, among them Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Northrop Frye, Allen Ginsberg, Morris Eaves, Harold Bloom, Alicia Ostriker, John Mee, Saree Makdisi, and Julia Wright.
A section on Textual Technicalities, a Chronology of Blake's life and work, a Selected Bibliography, and an Index of Titles and First Lines are also included.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 656 pages
- Publisher: WW Norton & Co
- Publication Date: 29/11/2007
- Category: Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800
- ISBN: 9780393924985