Songs Of Innocence And Experience: Penguin Pocket Poets by William BlakeSongs Of Innocence And Experience: Penguin Pocket Poets by William Blake

Songs Of Innocence And Experience: Penguin Pocket Poets

byWilliam Blake

Hardcover | February 27, 2018

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A collectible new Penguin Classics series: beautiful clothbound editions of the most famous verse collections by ten favourite poets. Designed by the acclaimed Coralie Bickford-Smith and attractively set, these slim, A format volumes are the ultimate gift editions for poetry lovers. Songs of Innocence and Experience is one of the best-loved poetry collections of all time, an innovative and groundbreaking experiment in which Blake intertwined text and image to dazzling effect. The volume, published sometimes as two separate collections, juxtaposes the innocent world of childhood with the corrupt and repressed one of adults, and includes such favourites as 'The Lamb', 'The Chimney Sweeper' and 'The Tyger'.
William Blake was born in Soho in 1757 and lived in London all of his life, with the exception of three years spent in Bognor Regis. In 1772 Blake became an apprentice engraver and went on to study at the Royal Academy, where he exhibited in 1780. Blake married Catherine Boucher in 1782 and the following year his first 'illuminated boo...
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Title:Songs Of Innocence And Experience: Penguin Pocket PoetsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:64 pages, 7.12 × 4.38 × 0.98 inPublished:February 27, 2018Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0241303052

ISBN - 13:9780241303054

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