- Blake was brought up in SOHO- District of London.
- Came from an artistic family and spiritual non conforminsts,political activists.
- Worked as an free lance artist and illustrator.
- For most of his life he lived in comfort with his wife,lifestyle developed into poverty.
SONGS OF INNOCENCE:
- Fisrts published independently in 1789 as a childrens book
- This was the year of the fall of Bastille in France-spark of French Revolution.
- Sources for Songs of Innocence often came from hyms and ballads-Cradle song relates closley to…