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Princeton University Press
29 October 2019
An authoritative look at William Blake's life and enduring relevance as a prophetic artist, poet, and printmaker William Blake (1757-1827) created some of the most iconic images in the history of art. He was a countercultural prophet whose personal struggles, technical innovations, and revelatory vision have inspired generations of artists. This
Afterword by:   Alan Moore
Edited by:   Martin Myrone, Amy Concannon
Imprint:   Princeton University Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 267mm,  Width: 229mm, 
ISBN:   9780691198316
ISBN 10:   0691198314
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   29 October 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Martin Myrone is senior curator of pre-1800 British art at Tate and visiting tutor in the history of art at the University of York. His books include The Blake Book and Bodybuilding: Reforming Masculinities in British Art, 1750-1810. Amy Concannon is curator of British art, 1790-1850, at Tate. Alan Moore is widely regarded as one of the most influential writers in the history of comics. His acclaimed graphic novels include From Hell and V for Vendetta.

Reviews for William Blake

Times Critics' Top Art Books of 2019 Published to accompany the major, one-stop-only Blake retrospective now at the Tate Britain (through Feb. 2), this beautiful book distills the spirit of the revolutionary poet, artist and prophet-saint of what we now call social justice. The scholar E. P. Thompson once said that to study Blake (1757-1827) is to realize that there are a great many William Blakes. And there's a new one to be found here at every turn of the page. ---Holland Cotter, The New York Times


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