William Blake's Conversations: A Compilation, Concordance, and Rhetorical Analysis

William Blake's Conversations: A Compilation, Concordance, and Rhetorical Analysis

By: G. E. Bentley (author)Hardback

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Dedicated to the analysis of William Blake's conversations, this study examines how the poet's pronunciation and dialect influence the full or partial consonance of his rhymes.

Contents

Table of Illustrations; Abbreviations and Symbols; Foreword by Mary Lynn Johnson; Introduction; 1. Blake's Conversation; 2. The Tao of Blake; 3. The Sculptured Sheep; 4. Blake's Uncommon Sense; 5. Blake's Pronunciation; 6. Blake's Rhymes; 7. Table of Dictionary Pronunciations; 8. Blake's Vocabulary; 9. The Reliability of the Conversations; 10. Conversations of James Blake; 11. Conversations of Robert Blake; 12. Conversations of Catherine Blake; 13. Descriptions of Blake as a Conversationalist; Sources; Acknowledgements; Thus Spake William Blake; Appendices:; Blake's Imperfect Rhymes: Eye Rhymes, Near Rhymes, and Odd Rhymes; Table of Rhyme Sounds; Concordance of William Blake's Conversations; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773448483
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780773448483
  • ISBN10: 0773448489

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