William Blake vs 17th-18th century linguistics (2)

Essick, Robert N. William Blake and the Language of Adam. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989.

See previous post on this topic for table of contents, etc. And see my web site for:

  •      Introduction: on the state of scholarship on Blake as artist & as poet, & on previous studies of Blake's linguistic concepts, the focus of this book: Blake compared to the rationalist & empiricist linguistic ideas of the 17th & 18th centuries

  •      William Blake vs Rationalist Linguistics (Excerpt) from Chapter 3: Natural Signs and the Fall of Language; pp. 133-135.

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