Blake’s “Annus Mirabilis”: The Productions of
By Joseph Viscomi
Folio Society Edition of Night
Thoughts: The Poem by Edward Young Illustrated with Watercolours by William Blake
Reviewed by Karen Mulhallen
Michael Bedard, William Blake: The
Gates of Paradise
Reviewed by Elizabeth B. Bentley
The Sketch on the Verso of Blake’s Self-Portrait:
By M. Crosby
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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 Zürich
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
Joseph Viscomi is the James G. Kenan Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He coedits the William Blake Archive with Morris Eaves and Robert N. Essick, with whom he also coedited volumes 3 and 5 (1993) of the Blake Trust’s William Blake’s Illuminated Books. He is the author of Prints by Blake and His Followers (1983), Blake and the Idea of the Book (1993), and numerous essays on Blake’s illuminated printing, color printing, and mid-nineteenth century market and reputation.
Karen Mulhallen (firstname.lastname@example.org) is professor of English at Ryerson University and at the University of Toronto, as well as professor in the Joint Graduate Programme in Communication and Culture at Ryerson and York Universities. After many decades of thoughts by day, she has returned to her earlier work in night thinking and is now completing a critical study of the whole composite Blake-Young Night Thoughts series.
Elizabeth B. Bentley has worked on Blake with her husband in libraries around the world; she specializes in research on long-lost (sometimes still lost) works, including The Ladies New and Polite Pocket Memorandum-Book (1782), The First Book of Urizen (E), “The Ancient Britons,” and Blake’s Grave watercolors.
M. Crosby (email@example.com) is just completing his DPhil at Oxford on the three-year period Blake spent in Felpham under the patronage of William Hayley.
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Cover: Photo illustration from The Song of Los copy B, plate 8. Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress. © Copyright 2005, William Blake Archive.
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