Introducing The Blake Model
By Adam Komisaruk
Tristanne J. Connolly, William Blake
and the Body
Reviewed by Thomas Frosch
Alexander S. Gourlay, ed., Prophetic
Character: Essays on William Blake in Honor of John E. Grant
Reviewed by Joseph Wittreich
The Program of the International Blake Conference
Blake in the Orient and the Catalogue of a Concurrent Exhibition The Reception
of Blake in Japan
Reviewed by Yoko Ima-Izumi
Blake at Work Exhibition, Tate Britain,
Reviewed by Antoine Capet
|G. E. Bentley, Jr., “Blake and the Xenoglots”[e]|
|A report by Susanne Sklar on a recent reading of Jerusalem[e]|
Nobodaddy Wakes from His Slumber (After Blake
By David Shaddock
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, The Nottingham Trent University
Adam Komisaruk is assistant professor of English at West Virginia University. He is author of articles on “Monk” Lewis, Mary Shelley, Thomas Rowlandson, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Lord Byron. His works in progress include a book-length study of sexuality and the growth of the middle class in British Romanticism.
Thomas Frosch is professor of English at Queens College of the City University of New York and author of The Awakening of Albion: The Renovation of the Body in the Poetry of William Blake, as well as articles on Wordsworth, Shelley, and Keats.
Joseph Wittreich is distinguished professor of English at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and, most recently, the author of Shifting Contexts: Reinterpreting Samson Agonistes and co-editor of Altering Eyes: New Perspectives on Samson Agonistes.
Yoko Ima-Izumi, professor of English and film studies at the University of Tsukuba in Japan, has been publishing books and essays on William Blake, Romantic literature, and Japanese film. Her recent publications (in Japanese) include Close-Ups of the Woman: Reframing Japanese Cinema (1997), Representations of the Female Body in English Literature and Film (1999), Blake’s Revision of the Female (2001), and Film Syntax: Shot Analysis of Japanese Film (2004).
Professor Antoine Capet is head of British studies at the University of Rouen.
David Shaddock is a poet and psychotherapist. His After Blake won the Ruah Power of Poetry prize for a chapbook of spiritual poems.
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Cover: (clockwise, from top left) Landscape in Ulro with Golgonooza (created in Bryce 3D by Adam Komisaruk); Cathedron (by Fred Yee); Representation of Jerusalem 12:54-60, 14:29-30, associating points of the compass with sensory trajectories (created in Bryce 3D by Adam Komisaruk); Three-dimensional body scan recreating Blake’s Milton, plate 31 (Brian Corey, model).
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