Chastity” and Blake’s “Maiden Queens”: Comus, Thel, and “The
by Eugenie R. Freed
A Relief Etching of Blake’s Virgil
by Robert N. Essick
The Chamber of Prophecy: Blake’s “A
Vision” (Butlin #756) Interpreted
by Christopher Heppner
Blake and the Edinburgh
Literary Gazette—with a Note on Thomas De Quincey
Six Illustrations by Stothard
Alexander S. Gourlay
A Reprinting of Blake’s Portrait of Thomas
Jenijoy La Belle
Blake and Bonasone
Alexander S. Gourlay
Cover: Illustrations to Thornton’s Virgil, executed as a relief etching. Essick collection.
© 1992 Copyright Morris Eaves and Morton D. Paley
ROBERT N. ESSICK, Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside, is now co-editing, with Morris Eaves and Joseph Viscomi, a volume in the new Blake Trust series of reproductions of Blake’s illuminated books.
EUGENIE R. FREED is a Senior Lecturer in English at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. The present article emanated from a book-length project, recently completed, on Blake’s “Miltonic vision” of women
ALEXANDER S. GOURLAY is an Assistant Professor of English at the Rhode Island School of Design.
DAVID GROVES’ latest book is an edition of James Hogg’s 1824 novel, The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (Edinburgh: Canongate, 1991).
CHRISTOPHER HEPPNER teaches English at McGill University and writes about Blake’s art, and, sometimes, other things.
JENIJOY LA BELLE is Professor of Literature at California Institute of Technology.
Editors: Morris Eaves, University of Rochester, and Morton D. Paley, University of California, Berkeley.
Bibliographer: Detlef W. Dörrbecker, Universität Trier, West Germany.
Review Editor: Nelson Hilton, University of Georgia, Athens.
Associate Editor for Great Britain: David Worrall, St. Mary’s College.
Production Office: Morris Eaves, Department of English, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627.
Morton D. Paley, Department of English, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720.
Detlef W. Dörrbecker, Universität Trier, FB III Kunstgeschichte, Postfach 3825, 5500 Trier, West Germany.
Nelson Hilton, Department of English, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602.
David Worrall, St. Mary’s College, Strawberry Hill, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham TW1 4SX, England.
Managing Editor: Patricia Neill
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