Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Spiritual HistoryA Reading of William Blake's Vala or The Four Zoas$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Andrew Lincoln

Print publication date: 1996

Print ISBN-13: 9780198183143

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183143.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 17 November 2018

A Christian Vision

A Christian Vision

Chapter:
(p.223) 9 A Christian Vision
Source:
Spiritual History
Author(s):

Andrew Lincoln

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183143.003.0010

This chapter concentrates on the third stage of reading Blake's poem. It considers the narrative as a whole, with particular focus on the elaborate providential framework of the poem. Parts of the poem that are considered in this chapter are the basic texts of Nights VIIb, VIII, and IX. In this chapter, the complicated revision and Blake's change of mind is discussed and analyzed through the perceived modifications of his poem. His ninth Night contain passages that directly refer to Jesus and which seemed to reflect a significant part of the history of Jesus that Blake introduced to the rest of the revised parts of his poem. This chapter focuses on the comprehensive history of Jesus which is included by Blake in his move to revise his already completed transcription of the ‘Dream’.

Keywords:   providential framework, revision, change of mind, ninth Night, history of Jesus

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .