NARRATIVE UNBOUND: Re-Visioning William Blake's The Four

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NARRATIVE UNBOUND: Re-Visioning William Blake's The Four Zoas Narrative Unbound is the first full scale interpretation of the verbal text of Blake s most complex long poetic prophecy, The Four Zoas Never engraved or published in the poet artist s lifetime, the poem remains in a single manuscript, apparently unfinished and heavily revised, and yet is widely celebrated as one of Blake s most powerful narrative works Ault challenges the view that the poem is intrinsically incomplete and flawed, arguing instead that the famous difficulties of the text are aspects of Blake s transformative narrative strategies By respecting the integrity of Blake s work, taking every written mark on the page as potentially functional, Ault shows how the intricate interweaving of narrative patterns and interruptions are instrumental to conscious reading The poetic intent is nothing less than a complete renovation of the reading experience, the potential of which is the realization of what Blake has called Four fold vision Ault s approach serves as a guide both to reading The Four Zoas and to participating in a radical poetic method

  • Hardcover
  • 544 pages
  • NARRATIVE UNBOUND: Re-Visioning William Blake's The Four Zoas
  • Donald Ault
  • English
  • 06 February 2019
  • 0882680110

About the Author: Donald Ault

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