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The Chimney Sweeper (Songs of Experience)

The Chimney Sweeper (Songs of Experience)


by William Blake

The Chimney Sweeper (Songs of Experience) Resources


Blake's Site

William Blake page at Poets.org gives you the scoop on Mr. Chimney.

Poetry Foundation

Tons of poems, and some great analysis of his work.

Robert Pinsky on "The Chimney Sweeper" Poems

Read the former poet laureate's take on these masterpieces.

Blake's Illuminated Books

A website showing all versions of all of Blake's totally gorgeous illuminated books.

Songs of Innocence and Experience

If you're in the mood for thorough, this site contains all the poems in both volumes.


A Reading of the "The Chimney Sweeper"

British actor Toby Jones reads the poem with proper British flair.

Get Your Dance and Song On

For a dose of very un-Blakean chimney sweeping, enjoy yourself some Mary Poppins.


"The Chimney Sweeper" in Song

Musical version of the poem by The Roketa Project.


Songs of Innocence and Experience

Here it is, Shmoopers, the title page for Songs of Innocence and Experience.

Chimney Sweepers

Here's a group of the young hard workers.

William and Catherine Blake's Headstone

Strangely not on their graves, but nearby nevertheless.

William Blake

This one's probably the most famous portrait of our poet.

"The Chimney Sweeper" Illuminated

This image ought to help your imagination.


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