Journal Article

William Blake’s Creative Scripture

Paul Miner

in Literature and Theology

Volume 27, issue 1, pages 32-47
Published in print March 2013 | ISSN: 0269-1205
Published online July 2012 | e-ISSN: 1477-4623 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/litthe/frs018
William Blake’s Creative Scripture

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William Blake with great frequency alludes to the Bible, a source that crucially assists in implementing Blake’s allegory. Allusions are an essential function of Blake’s complex narrative, and my argument posits that unless the reader comprehends Blake’s allusions, which are silent signifiers, the context of Blake’s meaning and counter-meaning is not understood. Blake is a Master of Allusion.

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Subjects: Literature ; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music

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