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Witness Against the Beast

William Blake and the Moral Law

Witness Against the Beast( )
Author: Thompson, E. P.
ISBN:978-1-56584-099-7
Publication Date:Jan 1995
Publisher:New Press, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

Witness Against the Beast is a groundbreaking interdisciplinary study in which the renowned social historian E.P. Thompson contends that most of the assumptions scholars have made about William Blake are misleading and unfounded. Brilliantly reexamining Blake's cultural milieu and intellectual background, Thompson detects in Blake's poetry a repeated call to resist the usury and commercialism of the "Antichrist" embodied by contemporary society--to "witness against the beast."

Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.16 x 0.68 Inches
Book Weight:0.906 Pounds



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