By William Blake
A visionary of eighteen-century English society, William Blake produced an incredible number of poetry, mythology, satires, political items, and prophetic works, as well as his recognized etchings and engravings. even supposing rejected as a madman in the course of his lifetime for claims of listening to voices and later having visions, Blake has completed notoriety as an cutting edge and terribly ingenious artist. His poetry varies significantly common and substance, reflecting the writer's literary improvement and radical shifts in non secular trust. this whole choice of Blake's poetry contains his well-known "Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience," which exemplify the author's fondness for thematic dichotomies in poems like "The Lamb" and "The Tyger". additionally integrated are "The 4 Zoas," "Milton" and "Jerusalem," all of which demonstrate an intensive use of symbolism derived from Christianity and an difficult view of Blake's theories on truth and information.