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The Poetry of William Blake
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Introduction

Welcome to the Scotch College guide to the poetry of William Blake, an engraver by trade who became an important poet and social activist. Here we will examine the historical, cultural and social contexts in which Blake's texts were received, the changes in those contexts over time and the persistence of his messages. 

 

We will highlight specific works in the course of this examination as we aim to illuminate various aspects of his work and its impact on readers, past and present.

 

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William Blake Biographical Information

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