Blake’s Poison Trees
By Andrew M. Stauffer
Blake Set to Music: Supplement
By Donald Fitch
Frances Carey, ed. The Apocalypse and the
Shape of Things to Come. Catalogue of the British Museum exhibition, 17 December 1999-24 April
Reviewed by Mei-Ying Sung
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
Donald Fitch, author of Blake Set to Music (U of California P, 1990), is a retired reference librarian from UC Santa Barbara. He devotes a good part of his time to composing and arranging choral music.
Andrew M. Stauffer is an assistant professor of English at Boston University. He has published articles on Byron, Blake, Shelley, and Godwin, and is currently working on a larger project entitled “Fits of Rage: Anger, Revolution, and Romanticism.”
Mei-Ying Sung is a Ph.D. student at St. Mary’s College, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, England. She is researching the techniques of Blake’s Illustrations of the Book of Job.
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Cover: “The Upas Tree,” illustration by George Cruikshank, for The Blessings of Temperance (London, 1840) facing page 49. Reproduced by permission of the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
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