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A discussion between
F. W. Bateson
Editor of ' Essays in Criticism '
W. W. Robson
Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford and John Wain
Lecturer in English Literature at Reading University
The short poem by William Blake popularly known as ' Jerusalem ' is widely understood from die conventional Christian point of view. Blake's intentions were very different. The problem, therefore, is to decide how much the appreciation of a poem is bound up with a knowledge of the poet's intentions.


F. W. Bateson
William Blake

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