William Blake in transition
Magazine (Paris, 1927-38): The Modalities of a Blake Revival in France during the 1920s and 1930s
By Céline Mansanti
William Blake (1757-1827): The Visionary Genius of
British Romanticism. Petit Palais, 2 April-28 June 2009
Reviewed by Grant F. Scott
Martin Myrone, The Blake
Reviewed by Alexander S. Gourlay
Kevin Hutchings, Songs of William
Reviewed by Brent E. Kinser
William L. Pressly, The Artist as
Reviewed by Stephen C. Behrendt
Robert Rix, William Blake and the
Cultures of Radical Christianity
Reviewed by Andrew Lincoln
Printed References to and Known Prices of Blake’s
Night Thoughts, 1796-1826
By Wayne C. Ripley
A Possible Sketch of Blake’s Napoleon
By Paul Miner
A Further Reference to William Blake in the
Letters of Charlotte Smith
By Angus Whitehead
By Jennifer Grotz
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
Céline Mansanti (email@example.com) teaches American literature and history at the Université de Picardie Jules Verne (France). She is the author of La revue transition (1927-1938), le modernisme historique en devenir (2009).
Grant F. Scott is professor of English at Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania and author of The Sculpted Word: Keats, Ekphrasis, and the Visual Arts (1994). He is also the editor of Selected Letters of John Keats (2002) and Joseph Severn: Letters and Memoirs (2005). Last year he and his students curated Wings of Fire: The Illuminated Books of William Blake at the Martin Art Gallery at Muhlenberg, an exhibition which was reviewed in the winter 2008-09 issue of Blake.
Alexander Gourlay teaches at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Brent E. Kinser is assistant professor of English at Western Carolina University, an editor of The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle, Carlyle Letters Online <http://www.carlyleletters.org>, and Carlyle Studies Annual. His (mis) spent youth, however, was devoted to music. At the age of thirteen, he was honored by the Society to Preserve Bluegrass Music in America as “the most promising banjo player,” and later, until 1997, he pursued a career in Orlando, Florida.
Stephen C. Behrendt is George Holmes Distinguished University Professor of English at the University of Nebraska. His most recent book is British Women Poets and the Romantic Writing Community (2009).
Andrew Lincoln teaches in the English Department at Queen Mary, University of London. He is currently working on the culture of war in eighteenth-century Britain.
Wayne C. Ripley (firstname.lastname@example.org) is an assistant professor of English at Winona State University.
Paul Miner (email@example.com) has published more than twenty articles on William Blake, and is in the process of finishing his book-length study on the poet-artist, The Bard’s Prophetic Song.
Angus Whitehead (firstname.lastname@example.org) is assistant professor of English literature at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is currently preparing a monograph exploring the later years (1803-31) of William and Catherine Blake.
Jennifer Grotz teaches at the University of Rochester and is the author of Cusp (2003).
EDITORS: Morris Eaves and Morton D. Paley
BIBLIOGRAPHER: G. E. Bentley, Jr.
REVIEW EDITOR: Alexander S. Gourlay
ASSOCIATE EDITOR FOR GREAT BRITAIN: David Worrall
PRODUCTION OFFICE: Department of English, Morey 410, University of Rochester, Rochester NY 14627-0451
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Morris Eaves, Department of English, University of Rochester, Rochester NY 14627-0451
Morton D. Paley, Department of English, University of California, Berkeley CA 94720-1030
G. E. Bentley, Jr., 246 MacPherson Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4V 1A2 Canada
Alexander S. Gourlay, Department of English, Rhode Island School of Design, 2 College Street,
Providence RI 02903-2717
David Worrall, Faculty of Humanities, The Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Lane, Nottingham
NG11 8NS UK
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Cover: “Revolution of the Word” manifesto, transition 16-17 (June 1929): .