Songs of Innocence and of Experience



Songs of Innocence and of Experience Songs Of Innocence And Of Experience Is An Illustrated Collection Of Poems By William Blake It Appeared In Two Phases A Few First Copies Were Printed And Illuminated By William Blake Himself In 1789 Five Years Later He Bound These Poems With A Set Of New Poems In A Volume Titled Songs Of Innocence And Of Experience Shewing The Two Contrary States Of The Human Soul.

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  • Paperback
  • 56 pages
  • Songs of Innocence and of Experience
  • William Blake
  • English
  • 05 January 2019
  • 1420925806

10 thoughts on “Songs of Innocence and of Experience

  1. Bookdragon Sean says:

    Am not IA fly like thee Or art not thouA man like meOut of all the poetry I have read, these four lines are amongst my favourite They have stuck with me over several years and seem to resonate within me I ve even considered having them tattooed onto my arm Why these lines You may ask.It s simple really they say so much Different readings can be made here, but the one I see most strongly is man talking to nature Man questions it he asks if he is the same as nature and if nature is tAm not IA fly like thee Or art not thouA man like meOut of all the poetry I have read, these four lines are amongst my favourite They have stuck with me over several years and seem to resonate within me I ve even considered having them tattooed onto my arm Why these lines You may ask.It s simple really they say so much Different readings can be made here, but the one I see most strongly is man talking to nature Man questions it he asks if he is the same as nature and if nature is the same as him Is not the fly equal to him Is not the fly s life just as valuable as his own All life is precious, and what I read here is a man coming to the realisation that this is so Nature is valuable, and no matter how high man may place himself all life remains the same it is the same force the same e...

  2. Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽ says:

    Tyger Tyger burning bright, In the forests of the night, What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry I don t think I would dare give any collection of poems that contains the above lines anything less than five stars Luckily, although every poem isn t a winner for me cough Laughing Song cough , there are so many immortal poems in this collection that I don t feel the least bit guilty for giving the collection the full five stars I started collecting some of my favorite lines Tyger Tyger burning bright, In the forests of the night, What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry I don t think I would dare give any collection of poems that contains the above lines anything less than five stars Luckily, although every poem isn t a winner for me cough Laughing Song cough , there are so many immortal poems in this collection that I don t feel the least bit guilty for giving the collection the full five stars I started collecting some ...

  3. Darwin8u says:

    Billy Blake Who Made Thee Poet Poet, burning bright, In the stanzas of the night What romantic coquetry, Could frame thy fearful poetry In what distant when or whys, roll d the epic of thine eyes On wet verse dare he aspire What poet s hand, robs Shelly s pyre And what meter, what art,Could twist the cadence of thy heart And when thy heart began to beat,What dread iambs what dread feet What the motif what the type, In what belly was thy gripe What the image what simile, Dare its Billy Blake Who Made Thee Poet Poet, burning bright, In the stanzas of the night What romantic coquetry, Could frame thy fearful poetry In what distant when or whys, roll d the epic of thine eyes On wet verse dare he aspire What poet s hand, robs Shelly s pyre And what meter, what art,Could t...

  4. Florencia says:

    Folly is an endless maze Tangled roots perplex her ways How many have fallen there They stumble all night over bones of the dead And feel they know not what but care And wish to lead others, when they should be led. William Blake, The Voice of the Ancient Bard The smile of a child The face of a lamb The purity of maternal love Solidarity These are images chosen by Blake to convey his thoughts on innocence When I think of innocence, I cannot help picturing in my head the greenest mead Folly is an endless maze Tangled roots perplex her ways How many have fallen there...

  5. Bradley says:

    Well, one lousy review can t do Blake s poems any justice, not unless you re flush with time and the soul of a poet, yourself I can say, however, that the title kinda gives the whole gig away The first section is rife with allusions to Jesus and the second is full of wry and rather sarcastic religious revolutionary insights that I clearly appreciate muchthan the innocent ones Yes, love should be shown No, life should not be this dreary and repressed thing I particularly l Well, one lousy review can t do Blake s poems any justice, not unless you re flush with time and the soul of a poet, yourself I can say, however, that the title kinda gives the whole gig away The first section is rife with allusions to Jesus and the second is full of wry and rather sarcastic religious revolutionary insights that I clearly appreciate muchthan the innocent ones Y...

  6. Michael Finocchiaro says:

    I adore William Blake s poetry and this illustrated collection is fantastic Unlike other British poets from centuries back like John Donne for example , his text is usually far easier to read even without a thesaurus and always delightful and full of imagery a Must

  7. Lit Bug says:

    My first brush with Blake was through the impeccable poem Londonthan a decade back Since then, I d got to readpoems of his, all carefully chosen by the academicians, quickly putting him in my list of favorite poets Then before I reached my twenties, I read this little collection, and liked it immensely Songs of Innocence was what I was looking for, with its na ve outlook on life, the idyllic pictures of innocence I was unwilling to leave behind on my trek to youth I was enad My first brush with Blake was through the impeccable poem Londonthan a decade back Since then, I d got to readpoems of his, all carefully chosen by the academicians, quickly putting him in my list of fav...

  8. Kimi says:

    That moment when your favorite Tv Show makes you read Romantic poetry of the 18th century.

  9. Mike Puma says:

    A review, of sorts, may be found in Message 1.

  10. Connie says:

    William Blake was an English painter and printmaker, as well as a poet and social critic In 1789 he printed a small number of his illustrated books of poetry which were colored with paint by hand The pages of Blake s lovely Songs of Innocence and Experience can be seen on the British Library s website Songs of Innocence depict the world in a pure, childlike innocence The Songs of Experience look at the world from the view of an adult who can see William Blake was an English painter and printmaker, as well as a poet and social critic In 1789 he printed a small number of his illustrated books of poetry which were colored with paint by hand The pages of Blake s lovely Songs of Innocence and Experience can be seen on the British Library s website Songs of Innocence depict the world in a pu...

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