Re: Aule the deity of conlanging
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 7, 2004, 18:02|
> He was also an excellent engraver, and illustrated each of
> his poems with very colourful, printed illustrations(which might be the
> 'plates' John refers to).
Indeed. His poem _Jerusalem_ is engraved on 100 plates. Indeed,
"illustrations" is misleading: Blake's text and Blake's images are
I strongly recommend Northrop Frye's book _Fearful Symmetry_
IMHO best single-volume introduction to Blake's poetry.
Most of Blake's text and images are available online at
http://www.blakearchive.org . (Warning, slow, graphics-heavy, Java.)
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