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The visionary art of William Blake : Christianity, romanticism and the pictorial imagination

Author: Naomi Billingsley
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2018. ©2018
Series: Library of modern religion, 57.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"William Blake (1757-1827) is considered one of the most singular and brilliant talents that England has ever produced. Celebrated now for the originality of his thinking, painting and verse, he shocked contemporaries by rejecting all forms of organized worship even while adhering to the truth of the Bible. But how did he come to equate Christianity with art? How did he use images and paint to express those radical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Blake; William Blake; William Blake; William Blake
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi Billingsley
ISBN: 9781784539832 178453983X
OCLC Number: 1028627895
Description: xxiii, 246 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Regeneration: resurrection and apocalypse in Night thoughts (1795-7) --
Inspiration: illumination and prophecy in the biblical temperas (1799-1800) --
Facilitator: ministry as community-building in the biblical watercolours (1800-6) --
Eternal: Christ as universal human form divine (works of 1805-c.1811) --
Iconoclasm: crucifixion as self-annihilation in late works (1804-27).
Series Title: Library of modern religion, 57.
Responsibility: Naomi Billingsley.

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In her study of William Blake's interaction with the image of Christ, Naomi Billingsley takes the artist's theological perspectives as a serious and vital starting point. * Art History * Billingsley Read more...

 
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