Visionary fictions : apocalyptic writing from Blake to the modern age. Edward J. Ahearn.

Visionary fictions : apocalyptic writing from Blake to the modern age

New Haven : Yale University Press (1996), 1996. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new and still in the publisher's protective shrink-wrap.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages; Description: x, 198 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-193) and index. Subjects: Blake, William, 1757-1827 --Criticism and interpretation. Literature, Modern --History and criticism. Apocalyptic literature --History and criticism. Visions in literature. Prophecies in literature. Millennialism in literature. End of the world in literature. Summary: Beginning with the appearance of visionary writing in the work of William Blake, this book traces the development of the form in texts by authors writing in French, German and English. It includes Novalis, Lautreamont, Breton, William Burroughs, and feminists Monique Wittig and Jamaica Kincaid. Item #174011
ISBN: 0300065361

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