The Resource William Blake and the impossible history of the 1790s, Saree Makdisi

William Blake and the impossible history of the 1790s, Saree Makdisi

Label
William Blake and the impossible history of the 1790s
Title
William Blake and the impossible history of the 1790s
Statement of responsibility
Saree Makdisi
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Modern scholars often find it difficult to account for the profound eccentricities in the work of William Blake, dismissing them as either ahistorical or simply meaningless. But with this pioneering study, Saree Makdisi develops a reliable and comprehensive framework for understanding these peculiarities. According to Makdisi, Blake's poetry and drawings should compel us to reconsider the history of the 1790s. Tracing for the first time the many links among economics, politics, and religion in his work, Makdisi shows how Blake questioned and even subverted the commercial, consumerist, and poli
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
821/.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR4148.P6
LC item number
M35 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
William Blake and the impossible history of the 1790s, Saree Makdisi
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-384) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fierce rushing : William Blake and the cultural politics of liberty in the 1790s -- Laboring at the mill with slaves -- Weary of time : image and commodity in blake -- Blake and romantic imperialism -- Impossible history and the politics of life -- Conclusion : striving
Control code
ocn191726322
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 394 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226502595
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b23673527
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191726322
  • pebcs0226502597

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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