The Complete Poetry & Prose of William Blake

The Complete Poetry & Prose of William Blake

By William Blake; David V. Erdman (Editor); William Golding (Editor)

Anchor Books, Paperback, 9780385152136, 1024pp.

Publication Date: March 1997


Since its first publication in 1965, this edition  has been widely hailed as the best available text  of Blake's poetry and prose. Now revised, if  includes up-to-date work on variants, chronology of  poems and critical commentary by Harold Bloom.

An  "Approved Edition" of the Center for Scholarly  Editions of the Modern Language Association.

About the Author
Blake was a poet, painter, engraver and mystic. After

Born in Cornwall, England, William Golding started writing at the age of seven. Though he studied natural sciences at Oxford to please his parents, he also studied English and published his first book, a collection of poems, before finishing college. He served in the Royal Navy during World War II, participating in the Normandy invasion. Golding's other novels include Lord of the Flies, The Inheritors, The Spire, Rites of Passage (Booker Prize), and The Double Tongue.