Symbol and Image in William Blake

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Abstraction, 87, 88.
Accuser (the), 15-16, 17-18.
-- as Satan, 52-53.
Accusers (The Three), engraving, 15, Figs. 22, 24.
Achan, 51, Fig. 51.
Adam, as limit of Contraction, 10, 27.
--, his vision of death, 46.
'Air', design compared with Newton, 44, Figs. 6 and 45.
Albion, 40, 65, 83.
-- as Everyman, 18.
-- as human archetype, Great Man or Cosmic Man, 12 (and note).
-- myth of fallen, 65, 76, 128 (Note A).
-- myth of sleeping, 22-23.
Albion's River, or Brook, 83.
Albion Rose, or Glad Day, 9-13, 46, Fig. 20.
Alchemists, 6.
America, comment on, 85, Figs. 26, 37, 76.
-- redeeming symbol referred to, 36, Fig. 137.
-- Stone of Night symbol discussed, 17, Fig. 126.
Anima, as symbol, 34-35, 36 (and note).
-- light and dark aspects, 60, 74, 75-76, Figs. 56, 57, 65, 66.
-- problem of, in Visions of the Daughters of Albion, 76, Figs. 67, 68.
-- discussed in relation to Fig. 40, 40-41.
-- repressed, 76-77, 84-85, Figs. 40, 71.
Apollo, 69, 70, 71-72.
Archetypal images, 110 (and note).
Archetypal symbols, see Symbols.
Arlington Court picture, 35, 37, 43 and Chapter II, Figs. 54-59.
Arnon, river, 83, 85, 90.
Art, as means of spiritual enlightenment according to Vedanta, 114-19.
-- Blake's, aesthetic aspect of, 122-3.
-- -- its psychological content and purpose, 35, 103.
Art, Blake's, ontological aspect of, 122-3.
-- -- principles of, 7, 80.
-- -- twofold capacity, 19.
-- comment on Blake's views on, 54.
-- intuitive language of, 6-7.
-- and religion, 111, 125.
Artemis, 58 (and note), 71-72.
Bard (The), 65.
Behemoth (and Leviathan), 47, Fig. 48.
Beulah, as psychological symbol, 51 (and note).
-- Daughters of, as psychological symbol, 51-52, 68-69, Figs. 25, 52.
Blake, William, aphorisms (quoted by A. K. Coomaraswamy), 113.
-- -- as sage, 55.
-- -- comment on his eccentricity, 55.
-- -- use of archetypal images and symbols, 95, 120-2.
-- -- letter to Monthly Magazine ( 1806-7), quoted, 54.
Boehme, Jacob, 124.
-- -- his diagram illustrating The Forty Questions, 82, Fig. 74.
Book of Changes (I-Ching), 80, 129 (Note G).
Book of Lambspring, 6.
Bread of Life, as symbol, 36.
Bromion, 76.
Butterfly, as symbol, 8.
Butts ( Thomas), 69.
Caterpillar, see Worm.
Chain, as symbol, 13-14, Fig. 21.
'Chaos'. 66.
Chariot, as psychological symbol, 66-67, Fig. 62.
Chariot of Contemplative Thought, 104.
Christianity, Jerusalem quoted on, 111.
Clothes (linen), as psychological symbol, 92.
Cloud of Unknowing (The), quoted, 107.


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