William Blake: The Man
Charles GardnerISBN: 0766138828;
Book Description1919. This book is an attempt to trace the mental and spiritual growth of William Blake as disclosed in his works. The author has tried to present this story with the aid of such biographical details found in Gilchrist's "Life". Contents:childhood and apprenticeship; coming of age and marriage; blue stockings; early married life and early work; Wesley, Whitefield, Lavater and Swedenborg; the rebels; action and reaction; William Hayley; big prophetic books; Cromek, Sir Joshua, Stothard and Chaucer; the supreme vision; declining years and death.
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