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William Blake's Glad Day

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This is one of Blake's powerful images of freedom, new life and light. The birth of a new day! The painting captures in colour and rhythm Blake's sense of how the imagination could generate a kind of awakening for humanity.
And so our Blake unit began last Friday amidst much interest and apprehension... who IS this mysterious guy William B? What can he add to my life, my way of thinking, my way of experiencing the world? All will gradually be revealed! So now I am going to copy this "Blog" into the "BlakeBlog Community" and let us see where that takes us...
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