The Ghost of a Flea: Visions of William Blake

Julian Jaynes, Art/World, 1981, 6, 1, 1-6.
Reprinted in Marcel Kuijsten (ed.), Reflections on the Dawn of Consciousness (Julian Jaynes Society, 2006).

Excerpt: Did William Blake really see visions? And were these the origins of some of his drawings and paintings with their anatomical style, allegorical shadowless frontality, and overwhelming invention? …