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Why Mrs Blake Cried: William Blake and the Sexual Basis of Spiritual Vision

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While much has been written about the work of William Blake and some of the religious beliefs that influenced him, there is a secret history which, until now, has been kept deep beneath the surface in the mystical underground of England in the eighteenth century. Here, for the first time, leading Blake scholar Marsha Keith Schuchard reveals an altogether more intriguing and controversial picture of the poet and artist. Why Mrs Blake Cried offers new insight into the work of Blake and takes us on an extraordinary journey through secret societies and ancient rituals.

Dust jacket intact with slight fading to edges of spine. Black textured casing with gilt text on the spine. Superficial shelf damage. Pictorial endpapers. Small dark coloured liquid stain to lower fore page-edge which has bled slightly. Page-edgers are just beginning to show some foxing.

Item details

Added value:
Black and white illustrations and facsimiles of original texts
Author(s):
Keith Schuchard, Marsha Keith
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2006 (first edition)
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0712620168
ISBN-13:
9780712620161
Number of pages:
444
Publisher:
Century

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While much has been written about the work of William Blake and some of the religious beliefs that influenced him, there is a secret history which, until now, has been kept deep beneath the surface in the mystical underground of England in the eighteenth century. Here, for the first time, leading Blake scholar Marsha Keith Schuchard reveals an altogether more intriguing and controversial picture of the poet and artist. Why Mrs Blake Cried offers new insight into the work of Blake and takes us on an extraordinary journey through secret societies and ancient rituals.

Dust jacket intact with slight fading to edges of spine. Black textured casing with gilt text on the spine. Superficial shelf damage. Pictorial endpapers. Small dark coloured liquid stain to lower fore page-edge which has bled slightly. Page-edgers are just beginning to show some foxing.

Added value:
Black and white illustrations and facsimiles of original texts
Author(s):
Keith Schuchard, Marsha Keith
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2006 (first edition)
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0712620168
ISBN-13:
9780712620161
Number of pages:
444
Publisher:
Century

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