The English and Media Centre’s 136-page photocopiable PDF publication (plus video clips) provides a route through the Songs, focusing on key poems and drawing connections across the collection. Key features of the publication include a close study of individual poems with activities encouraging students to read the poems comparatively and in context through approaches designed to appeal to a range of learning styles. The material provides contextual material (Blake’s own work and beliefs; historical, political and literary contexts) closely connected to textual study; and a range of critical responses and ways of exploring the context of readings over time. The PDF also includes an interview with Blake specialist Professor David Punter, Bristol University.
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