Songs of Innocence and of Experience: William Blake's Illuminated Book 12+


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One of the treasures of world literature and masterpieces of English lyric poetry, written and illustrated by the British engraver, painter, and poet William Blake (1757-1827).

Generally neglected during his lifetime and even regarded mad by contemporaries for his idiosyncratic views, Blake is now considered the earliest and most original of the Romantic Age artists.

“Songs of Innocence”: published in 1789, the first demonstration of Blake's Illuminated Books.
“Songs of Innocence and of Experience”: published in 1794, a rearranged version of Songs of Innocence with the addition of Songs of Experience.

This App contains the complete plates of “Songs of Innocence” (31 plates, Copy G, Yale Center for British Art) and “Songs of Innocence and of Experience” (54 plates, Copy L, Yale Center for British Art) along with transcribed text.


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4.5 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Kolson90 ,

Nice app of Blake's book

Loved the way the pages got bigger if I zoomed in, and if I turned my iPad one way I could read Blake's original page, or turned another way a typed version showed up along side. My only complaint is that all I could find is the Innocence and not the Experience. All I would add is a table of contents. Hope the poems of Experience is added soon

Val999 ,

A really beautiful app

This is a really beautiful app. Thank you for making it available.

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Unfortunately, this app is not compatible with the current version of iOS, but I would really love to download and read with it. If you’re reading this, developers, PLEASE update this app to work with the iPad’s current iOS. I would be so grateful!

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