1. What has been done to create this book?
The author's private notes and collection have been gleaned to bring this work together. In addition, modern technology such as infra-red photography, has been applied in order to make discovery and rediscovery of some parts of William Blake's artworks possible. Also included are works that have only been published posthumously.
2. What is unique about William Blake, regarding his work and fame?
Blake is one of the most famous artists in recent history to have held "a day job" during much of his adult life. He was a printer and painter by profession, and an author and poet after hours. He was very gifted. It is with great enthusiasm that the scholars and publishers have been able to compile this veritable tome of William Blake's creative writings.
3. What is said about truth in this section?
In the first section, Blake sets forth arguments and principles pertaining to his beliefs and perception of truth. Here is philosophy, both metaphysics (that which goes beyond physics) and epistemology (knowledge, what it is and how we know what we know).
This section contains 3,414 words
(approx. 12 pages at 300 words per page)