Blake's Vision of the Poetry of Milton

Blake's Vision of the Poetry of Milton

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William Blake's series of interpretive illustrations to six poems by John Milton represent Blake's rethinking of Milton's themes. The author insists upon the integrity of the separate series and investigates the distinctive properties of each. He identifies Jesus, the Divine Humanity, with Imagination37 and insists: aquot;Man is All Imagination God is Man aamp; exists in us aamp; we in him.aquot;38 This ... While the Whitworth design pictures a private event, the Huntington version suggests its more general public implications. ... thatched-roof cottage that Blake drew for the house of Mary in his Paradise Regained illustrations (illustrations 71 and 79).

Title:Blake's Vision of the Poetry of Milton
Author:Bette Charlene Werner
Publisher:Bucknell University Press - 1986


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