Superb Reproduction Of Publication Of Four Sections Of Edward Young S Popular Poem Night Thoughts, Illustrated With Designs By William Blake Images Of Angels, Spirits, Poets, Sensuous Women, Life, Death, Reason And Truth Swirl About Young S Text, Adding To Its Meaning And Revealing Much Of Blake S Own Vision Plate By Plate Commentaries By Professors Robert Essick And Jenijoy La Belle Introduction Bibliography Illustrations I m in awe.Beautiful Just Beautiful Young s The Complaint, and The Consolation or, Night Thoughts was written 50 years before this partial text was published Conceived as a complete illustrated edition featuring plates by Blake, this text of the first four books of the much longer original did not sell well enough for the project to continue Dover reissued this first installment at a slightly reduced size in 1975, with the title modified as above I confess I read it out of an interest in Blake s illustrations as they appeared in their original context than out of interest in Young The poem is aptly titled within days of finishing it, I could remember almost nothing about it What a yawn.
Edward Young c 3 July 1683 5 April 1765 was an English poet, critic, philosopher and theologian, best remembered for Night Thoughts.
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- Night Thoughts: Or, the Complaint and the Consolation
- Edward Young
- 23 July 2017 Edward Young