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Constructive Vision and Visionary Deconstruction: Loss, Eternity and the Productions of Time in the Later Poetry of William Blake

 
 
 
 
Constructive Vision and Visionary Deconstruction: Loss, Eternity and the Productions of Time in the Later Poetry of William Blake
Author: Peter Otto
ISBN 13: 9780198117513
ISBN 10: 198117515
Edition: 1
Publisher: Clarendon Press
Publication Date: 1991-04-11
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 256
List Price: $195.00
 
 

Focusing on the tension in Blake's poetry between doubt and belief, this book offers a new account of the way Blake's major prophecies work and of the strategies they employ. Offering a radically new reading of Milton and Jerusalem, Otto argues that the autonomous, world-forming imagination is subject to visionary deconstruction. He demonstrates that rather than subordinating existence to perception, the poems attempt to induce their readers to action.