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Blake and Modern Literature

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  • Edward Larrissy

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Introduction

William Blake is one of the most important influences on twentieth-century literature. This study will ask why he is a figure central to the Modernist re-definition of past art. He also appears to be an acceptable sage for postmodernists, he can be associated with an opposition to authority without imposing one version of his own mythology.

Keywords

English literature George Eliot Modernism postmodernism Romanticism William Blake William Butler Yeats

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