Volume 14 · Issue 1

Summer 1980

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            Volume 14
            Number 1
            Summer 1980


Blake in the Marketplace, 1978-1979
by Robert N. Essick with the assistance of Thomas V. Lange
David Bindman, ed., John Flaxman
reviewed by Judy Egerton
“Poisonous Blues,” and Other Pigments
by Ruthven Todd
Young’s Night Thoughts (London: R. Edwards, 1797), A New Unillustrated State[e]
by G. E. Bentley, Jr.
John Dennis and Blake’s Guinea Sun
by Edward Strickland
The Antitype to Blake’s “Laughing Song”
by Thomas Dilworth
Blake’s Trial Documents
by G. E. Bentley, Jr.
Blake/An Illustrated Quarterly Index to Volume XII
compiled by Thomas L. Minnick


G. E. BENTLEY, JR. of the University of Toronto has edited William Blake’s Writings, 2 vols. (1978 [1979]) and is currently working on illustrated books of Blake’s time.

THOMAS DILWORTH teaches English and Comparative Literature at the University of Windsor and is the author of The Liturgical Parenthesis of David Jones.

JUDY EGERTON works under Martin Butlin as Assistant Keeper in the British Collection of the Tate Gallery, London. She has published English Watercolour Painting (Phaidon) and Catalogues of British Sporting and Animal Paintings and Drawings in the Mellon Collection.

ROBERT N. ESSICK, Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside, is the author of William Blake, Printmaker (Princeton, 1980) and A Catalogue of William Blake’s Separate Plates (forthcoming Princeton, 1982).

THOMAS V. LANGE is Assistant Curator of Printed Books at The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, and is a specialist in illustrated books.

EDWARD STRICKLAND is an Assistant Professor at Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico and has taught in the states, Canada and Iran. He had published on romanticism in ELH, RLC and is a baroque music critic for Fanfare magazine.

RUTHVEN TODD, one of the great Blake scholars of our time, died in Mallorca in 1978.

© 1980 by Morris Eaves & Morton D. Paley

1 “Feed the Hungry,” for the Acts of Mercy, pen and wash, 27.3 × 25.4 cm.   University College, London.
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EDITORS: Morris Eaves, Univ. of New Mexico, and Morton D. Paley, Univ. of California, Berkeley.

BIBLIOGRAPHER: Thomas Minnick, Ohio State University.

ASSOCIATE EDITOR FOR GREAT BRITAIN: Frances A. Carey, Assistant Curator, Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum.

PRODUCTION OFFICE: Morris Eaves, Department of English, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, TELEPHONE 505/277-3103.
Morton D. Paley, Department of English, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720.
Thomas L. Minnick, University College, Ohio State University, 1050 Carmack Road, Columbus, Ohio, 43210.
Frances A. Carey, Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, England.

2 “Hercules in the Garden of the Hesperides,” vase, blue jasper, white relief, height 31 cm.   City Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent.


3 Superflax: Zorrrrrrrn (Idee: Homer; Zeichnungen: John Flaxman; Buch und Regie: Achim Lipp; paperback, 25 pp).  

EDITORIAL ASSISTANT IN CHARGE: Susan Corban, Univ. of New Mexico. EDITORIAL ASSISTANTS: Wendy Jones, Wayne Erickson, Kris Lackey, Joe Zimmerman.

BLAKE/AN ILLUSTRATED QUARTERLY is published under the sponsorship of the Department of English, University of New Mexico.

SUBSCRIPTIONS are $12.00 for 1 year, 1 volume, 4 issues. Special rate for individuals, $10.00, surface mail. $17.00 for subscribers overseas who prefer air mail. U. S. currency or international money order if possible. Make checks payable to Blake/An Illustrated Quarterly. Address all subscription orders & related communications to the Circulation Mgr., Susan Corban, Blake, Dept. of English, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque N. M. 87131.

Some BACK ISSUES are available. Address Susan Corban for a list of issues and prices.

MANUSCRIPTS are welcome. Send two copies, typed and documented according to the forms suggested in the MLA Style Sheet, 2nd. ed., to either of the editors: Morris Eaves, Dept. of English, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque N. M. 87131; Morton D. Paley, Dept. of English, Univ. of California, Berkeley California 94720

INTERNATIONAL SERIAL NUMBER is 0006-453X. Blake/An Illustrated Quarterly, is INDEXED in the Modern Language Association’s International Bibliography, the Modern Humanities Research Association’s Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature, English Language Notes’ annual Romantic bibliography, ARTbibliographies MODERN, and the American Humanities Index (Whitson Pub.).

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    • Judy Egerton
    • Robert N. Essick
    • Thomas V. Lange
    • Edward Strickland
    • Ruthven Todd

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