TITLE

Blake, Donne, and death

AUTHOR(S)
Davies, Damian Walford
PUB. DATE
March 1996
SOURCE
Notes & Queries;Mar96, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on William Blake's memorable and quotable response to the news of the death of John Flaxman, who he had addressed in a letter dated September 21st, 1800, as a `Sublime Archangel, My Friend and Companion from Eternity.' Reference to `The Gates of Paradise (1793),' by Blake; Blake's view of death; Blake's familiarity with Donne's philosophical poetry.
ACCESSION #
9606205537

 

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