- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 30 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: April 25, 2006
- Originally Released: 1996
- Label: Kultur Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 2.0 - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
An examination of the famous seventeenth-century poet through the use of portraits and archives, as well as an examination of the politics and culture of his time.
"Famous Authors" examines the men and women behind the words that brought them literary kudos.
In "William Blake," viewers see the portrait of an artist who worked with a variety of media -- painting, poetry and engraving. Blake distinguished himself from peers through his emphasis on religious iconography. Nearly all of his art incorporates "visions" he claimed to see.