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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

'Tyger' and 'Lamb' by William Blake

The Lamb (1789)
1. From Wikipedia
2. Write up by Ralph Dumain

The Tyger (1794)
1. From Sparknotes
2. From Wikipedia
3. Lecture on Youtube
4. 'Understanding William Blake's "Tyger"'

'The Lamb and the Tyger: Binary Archetypes' by Dr Sebastian Mahfood

Note: I wanted to mention in the class today that Blake married Catherine Boucher, an illiterate, whom he taught to read and write, and to help him in engraving and printing.

5 comments:

Aishwarya said...

engraving wot sir?
dint they have paper and a stylus at that point of time?

Anil Pinto said...

Aishwarya, did not understand your doubt?

Aishwarya said...

"Note: I wanted to mention in the class today that Blake married Catherine Boucher, an illiterate, whom he taught to read and write, and to help him in engraving and printing. "
u postes this. wanted to know wot u mean by engraving? engraving wot? writings?

Anil Pinto said...

aishwarya, just to build on your interest i would suggest you visit the following link from Wiki to read more about his life as a painter and printer. That should give you a clue. I am aware I am not directly answering deliberately so as to build your interest. the link
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Blake

Aishwarya said...

thank u..