Kabbalistic Sources—Blake’s and His
by Sheila Spector
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|The National Gallery and Blake’s Spiritual Form of Pitt Guiding Behemoth by Raymond Lister|
|Morris Eaves, William Blake’s Theory of Art, reviewed by Hazard Adams|
|Joachim J. Scholz, Blake and Novalis: A Comparison of Romanticism’s High Arguments,[e] reviewed by Detlef W. Dörrbecker|
|Michel Le Bris, Romantics and Romanticism, reviewed by Dennis M. Read|
|James D. Boulger, The Calvinist Temper in English Poetry, reviewed by Dennis M. Welch|
|Literary Theory & the Romantic Self, Editors Aweigh! [e]|
HAZARD ADAMS’s neo-Blakean Philosophy of the Literary Symbolic, with a chapter on Blake, appeared this fall. His Joyce Cary’s Trilogies, also containing discussion of Blake, is due in December. Both books are published by Florida.
DETLEF W. DÖRRBECKER is a collector of books and an amateur bibliographer. He teaches art history at Trier University.
RAYMOND LISTER is a Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge, and a Syndic of the Fitzwilliam Museum. From 1976 to 1980 he was Chairman of the Federation of British Artists and from 1970 to 1980 President of the Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers. He has written several books on Blake and his followers.
DENNIS M. READ teaches English at Denison University, Granville, Ohio. He is completing a book on Blake, Cromek, and the economics of art in early ninteenth-century England.
SHEILA SPECTOR’S primary scholarly interest is Judaic influence on Blake, especially kabbalistic. She has compiled Jewish Mysticism: An Annotated Bibliography on the Kabbalah in English for Garland Publishing (forthcoming), and written an article “Death in Blake’s Major Prophecies” (Studia Mystica, forthcoming).
DENA TAYLOR has recently completed her Ph.D. at the University of Toronto, writing on the Kabbalistic elements in Blake’s poetry and designs. She has published two articles on science fiction in Extrapolation and a number of short stories.
NICHOLAS WARNER is Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Claremont McKenna College. He has published several articles on Russian literature and on literature in relation to the visual arts, and is now completing a book on Blake’s iconography.
DENNIS M. WELCH, Associate Professor of English and Humanities at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, is working on essays concerning Blake’s reading of Comus and Night Thoughts.
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