Blake’s 1812 Exhibition
by Robert N. Essick
Two Newly Identified Sketches for Thomas Commins’s
An Elegy: A Postscript
To the Editors
Rehistoricizing Romantic Ideology: New Perspectives
on Class and Gender Conflict, 1730-1800; Henry Abelove, The Evangelist of Desire: John Wesley and
the Methodists; and Donna Landry, The Muses of Resistance: Laboring-Class Women’s Poetry
in Britain, 1739-1796
Review Essay by Laura Mandell
|Placing and Displacing Romanticism, Secrets of Eternity, Job Revival|
Cover: Cover. Jerusalem plate 6, trimmed to the design only. Woodcut on pewter, technique on a copperplate, printed in blue and black with hand coloring. 16.2 × 14.5 cm. Photo courtesy of Christie’s New York.
© 1993 Copyright Morris Eaves and Morton D. Paley
MARTIN BUTLIN retired as Keeper of the Historic British Collection at the Tate Gallery in June 1989. He is author of The Paintings and Drawings of William Blake (Yale UP, 1981), and other works on Blake and J. M. W. Turner.
ROBERT N. ESSICK, Professor of English, University of California, Riverside, is the author of “Gender, Transgression, and the Two Wordsworths in ‘Tintern Abbey,’” forthcoming in Texas Studies in Literature and Language.
ANDREW LINCOLN is the editor of the Blake Trust edition of Songs of Innocence and of Experience.[e]
LAURA MANDELL is assistant professor of English at Miami University of Ohio. she has published essays on Bernard Mandeville and Mary Leapor (forthcoming). She is now working on a book about how a kind of melancholic skepticism endemic to eighteenth-century empirical philosophy resurfaces in romantic literature and contemporary theory.
Editors: Morris Eaves, University of Rochester, and Morton D. Paley, University of California, Berkeley.
Bibliographer: G. E. Bentley, Jr., Department of English, University College, University of Toronto, Toronto 5, Canada.
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.
G. E. Bentley, Jr., Department of English, University College, University of Toronto, Toronto 5, Canada.
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.
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