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William Blake




Please provide me some notes on William Blake as a poet.

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William Blake was a poet , painter and engraver . He was a great mystic too .He was largely self educated . He earned his living as an engraver. Blake abhorred the rationalism of his time . His poetry was published in the most unusual method in his literary history . His verses were not typist but engraved .
His works were Songs of Innocence , Political Sketches . The marriage of Heaven and Hell .
The characteristics of his work were Mystic note and revolt against Neo –Classical and conventional Poetry .
William Blake is considered as a pre romantic poet . He along with other posts paved the way for Romantic Revival .

Answers Answered By: kripa [387 Blue Star Level]
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