William Blake expressa sua recusa ao autoritarismo em Não há religião natural e Todas as religiões são uma só, textos em prosa publicados em 1788. Em 1790, publicou sua prosa mais conhecida, O matrimônio do céu e do inferno , em que formula uma posição religiosa e política revolucionária na época: "a negação da realidade da matéria, da punição eterna e da autoridade"
08/12/2014 · William Blake was a 19th-century writer and artist who is regarded as a seminal figure of the Romantic Age. His writings have influenced countless writers and artists through the ages.
William Blake was born in Soho, London, into a respectable working-class family. His father James sold stockings and gloves for a living, while his mother, Catherine Hermitage, looked after the couple's seven children, two of whom died in infancy.
28/11/2017 · William Blake (1757–1827) National Trust, Petworth House 100 unfinished watercolours for Dante's Divine Comedy (including Ugolino and His Sons in Prison ), begun with John Linnell's encouragement in 1824, show Blake at a new peak of creativity.
William Blake was born in London on November 28, 1757, to James, a hosier, and Catherine Blake. Two of his six siblings died in infancy. From early childhood, Blake spoke of having visions—at four he saw God "put his head to the window"; around age nine, while walking through the countryside, he saw a tree filled with angels.