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The Elaboration of Los(s)

Peter Otto

in Blake’s Critique of Transcendence: Love, Jealousy, and the Sublime in The Four Zoas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187196
eISBN:
9780191674655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187196.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter analyses William Blake's illustration for Edward Young's poem Night-Thoughts. The proof engraving that begins in the Fourth, or the fourth chapter, illustrated Young's attempt to ... More


Flesh and Spirit

Peter Otto

in Blake’s Critique of Transcendence: Love, Jealousy, and the Sublime in The Four Zoas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187196
eISBN:
9780191674655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187196.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter analyses the Third Night or third chapter of William Blake's The Four Zoas. The Third Night showed Urizen dismissing Ahania's claim that there was a symbiotic relationship between his ... More


Jerusalem's Jesus

Susanne M. Sklar

in Blake's Jerusalem As Visionary Theatre: Entering the Divine Body

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603145
eISBN:
9780191731594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603145.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Jerusalem's Jesus is within every character and creature (including Blake's readers) — and he contains us all. Like his consort Jerusalem, he brings and embodies forgiveness; ... More


Urizen Explores his Dens

Peter Otto

in Blake’s Critique of Transcendence: Love, Jealousy, and the Sublime in The Four Zoas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187196
eISBN:
9780191674655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187196.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter analyses William Blake's illustration for the part of Edward Young's Night-Thoughts where the narrator was asked if he was fond of life. Blake depicted this scene with a naked Sense and ... More


“Where Nature Gives the Rule to Art”

Dorothea E. von Mücke

in The Practices of the Enlightenment: Aesthetics, By (author)ship, and the Public

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172462
eISBN:
9780231539333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172462.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines three influential models of the genius as radical innovator, each with a different approach to the tension between the natural gift of genius, which is opposed to the teachable ... More


Poems and Hymns

Isabel Rivers

in Vanity Fair and the Celestial City: Dissenting, Methodist, and Evangelical Literary Culture in England 1720-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198269960
eISBN:
9780191851209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198269960.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

This chapter challenges the common modern differentiation between religious poems and hymns, emphasizing the category of poetry that promoted piety in a range of forms. Isaac Watts was a pervasive ... More


“Adventurers in Print”: Modern Classics

in Translation, Subjectivity, and Culture in France and England, 1600-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759441
eISBN:
9780804779791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759441.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In the sixteenth century, the term “naturalization” became prominent as the passage from “foreign” to “native” took on special significance. In both French and English, translation has long been ... More


Educating for Creativity

Berys Gaut

in The Philosophy of Creativity: New Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199836963
eISBN:
9780199362547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199836963.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that one can educate people to be more creative. It criticizes the imitation and rules arguments (located in the works of Edward Young and Immanuel Kant) that aim to show that ... More


Romanticism, Enlightenment and Mediation: The Case of the Inner Stranger

Robert Miles

in This Is Enlightenment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226761473
eISBN:
9780226761466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226761466.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the knowledge strategies of the self. The popular poet Edward Young and the author and critic Anna Letitia Barbauld use the figure of the “inner stranger” to reconcile a ... More


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