Little Black Classics
From the great visionary and radical genius of the Romantic age, transcendent verse on heaven and hell, innocence and experience.
'How can the bird that is born for joy / Sit in a cage and sing?'
A selection of Blake's most haunting verse, including 'The Songs of Innocence and Experience'.
One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.