The four-fold imagination | Curio

The four-fold imagination

24 mins | Oct 9, 2020

William Blake saw angels and ghosts and the Hallelujah sunrise, even on the darkest day. The Romantic poet is known for his "vivid prophetic and visceral apocalyptic imagery"— indeed, many of his contemporaries regarded him as "eccentric or mad". So why should we emulate his outlook during the coronavirus pandemic? Mark Vernon explains in Aeon magazine.

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