A Pompous High Priest: Urizen’s Ancient Phallic
Religion in The Four Zoas
By Peter Otto
Blake for Children
By Michael Ferber
Verbal Echoes of Cumberland’s
Thoughts on Outline, Sculpture, and the System that Guided the Ancients (1796) in
By Tilar Jenon Mazzeo
Steve Clark and David Worrall, eds.
Blake in the Nineties
Reviewed by Sheila A. Spector
William Blake The Creation of
the Songs From Manuscript to Illuminated Printing Corrigenda and a Note on the
Publication of Gilbert Imlay’s A Topographical Description of the Western Territory of North
By Michael Phillips
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G. E. Bentley, Jr., University of Toronto, retired
Martin Butlin, London
Detlef W. Dörrbecker, University of Trier
Robert N. Essick, University of California, Riverside
Angela Esterhammer, University of Western Ontario
Nelson Hilton, University of Georgia
Anne K. Mellor, University of California, Los Angeles
Joseph Viscomi, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
David Worrall, St. Mary’s College
Michael Ferber is Professor of English and Humanities at the University of New Hampshire. His most recent book is A Dictionary of Literary Symbols. His daughter can now play “Jerusalem” on the violin.
Tilar Jenon Mazzeo teaches at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, where she specializes in travel literature and Romantic poetry. She has contributed volumes to the series Critical Writings of Mary Shelley and Travels, Explorations, and Empires: Middle East (Pickering and Chatto), and published a facsimile edition of Thomas Medwin’s Lady Singleton.
Peter Otto is the author of Constructive Vision and Visionary Deconstruction (Oxford, 1991) and Blake’s Critique of Transcendence (Oxford, 2000). He has recently co-edited a microfilm collection of Gothic Fictions to be published by Adam Matthew Publications in 2002. He is currently working on a project that explores the relations between Romanticism, Mesmerism and Millenarianism.
Michael Phillips teaches an interdisciplinary MA, William Blake and the Age of Revolution, at the Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies, University of York. In addition to the recent publication of The Creation of the Songs, he was guest curator of the William Blake exhibition at Tate Britain, London. He is completing a biography of Blake in Lambeth during the anti-Jacobin terror in Britain.
Sheila A. Spector’s two-part study of Blake as a Kabbalist—“Glorious incomprehensible”: The Development of Blake’s Kabbalistic Language and “Wonders Divine”: The Development of Blake’s Kabbalistic Myth—has just been published by Bucknell University Press (2001).
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