Including the unpublished French Revolution together with the Minor Prophetic Books and Selections from The Four Zoas, Milton & Jerusalem. The Oxford Blake is the highpoint of editions of the great mystical poet of the Romantic era. William Blake may have been, ironically, both England's greatest heretic and its greatest visionary and prophet.
Ah Sunflower. Mark Vernon: The muscular old man with compasses often taken to be Blake's God is actually meant to be everything God is not. William Blake's Continued Influence. Since his death, Blake gained the recognition he lacked during his lifetime, becoming one of the most influential poets in English literature.