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1972-73: A Bibliography of Blake Scholarship in the United Kingdom

The editors have attempted, as far as possible, a comprehensive bibliography of all books, sections of books, learned articles, reviews, and reproductions of Blake’s art published in the United Kingdom during the period 1 January 1972 to 1 January 1974. Additional descriptive information, supplied by the editors, is given in square brackets thus: [ ].

NEW & REPRINTED BOOKS

Adlard, John. The Sports of Cruelty: Fairies, Folk-songs, Charms and Other Country Matters in the Work of William Blake. London: Cecil and Amelia Woolf, 1972.

Blake, William. Songs of Innocence and of Experience. Facsimile of sixteen original plates. London: Academy Editions, 1972.

Blake, William. There is No Natural Religion. Ed. Geoffrey Keynes. Facsimile, 2 vols. Clairvaux, Jura, France: Trianon Press, 1972.

Blake, William. William Blake’s Watercolour Designs for the Poems of Thomas Gray. Ed. Geoffrey Keynes. Clairvaux, Jura, France: Trianon Press, 1972.

Blake, William. William Blake’s Watercolour Designs for the Poems of Thomas Gray. Ed. Geoffrey Keynes. London: Eyre Methuen, 1972.

Bronowski, Jacob. William Blake and the Age of Revolution [First pub. William Blake, 1757-1827, 1943]. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1972.

Campbell, Duina. Proverbs of Hell by William Blake; Illustrations. Leicester: Black Knight Press, 1972. [Limited edition—100].

Carr, J. L., ed. William Blake, Twelve Poems. London: Florin Poets Series, 1972.

Clark, Kenneth. Blake and Visionary Art. Glasgow: University of Glasgow Press, 1973 [W. A. Cargill Memorial Lectures in Fine Art: 2].

Damon, S. F. A Blake Dictionary—The Ideas and Symbols of William Blake [First pub. 1965]. London: Thames and Hudson, 1973.

Erdman, D. V., ed., with the assistance of Donald K. Moore. The Notebook of William Blake: a photographic and typographic facsimile. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1973.

Gilchrist, A. Life of William Blake [Photo rpt. 1880]. Introduction by W. A. G. Doyle-Davidson [pp. v-xiii]. Wakefield, Yorks.: E. P. Publications Ltd., 1973.

Gillham, D. G. William Blake. London: Cambridge University Press, 1973 [British Authors, Introductory Critical Series].

Kettle, Arnold. William Blake (1757-1827). Bletchley, Bucks.: Open University Press, 1973 [For the “Age of Revolution” Course Team].

Lord, John. William Blake—Private Painter. Melton Mowbray, Leics.: Brewhouse Press, 1972 [Broadsheet No. 10].

Moore, Donald K., ed. See Erdman, D. V.

Paley, M. D. and Michael Phillips, eds. William Blake: Essays in Honour of Sir Geoffrey Keynes. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1973. For contents, see this item in the Checklist of Recent Blake Scholarship, Newsletter 25.

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Phillips, Michael, ed. See Paley, M. D. Sabri-Tabrizi, G. R. The “Heaven” and “Hell” of William Blake. London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1973.

Wright, Andrew. Blake’s Job: A Commentary. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972.

Wright, Thomas. The Life of William Blake [Photo rpt. 1929]. Chicheley, Bucks.: P. P. B. Minet, 1972.

SECTIONS OF BOOKS

Bloom, Harold. The Anxiety of Influence: A Theory of Poetry. London: Oxford University Press, 1973.

Budgen, Frank. James Joyce and the Making of Ulysses and other writings. London: Oxford University Press, 1972. [Esp. pp. 318-320].

Clark, Kenneth. The Romantic Rebellion: Romantic versus Classic Art. London: John Murray, 1973 [In association with Sotheby Parke Bernet].

Leavis, F. R. Nor Shall My Sword: Discourses on Pluralism, Compassion and Social Hope. London: Chatto and Windus, 1972.

Lister, Raymond. British Romantic Art. London: Bell, 1973.

Powell, Nicholas. Fuseli: the Nightmare. London: Allen Lane, The Penguin Press, 1972 [Art in Context Series].

Roberts, Mark. The Tradition of Romantic Morality. London: MacMillan Press, 1973 [Ch. 3, “Blake and the Damnation of Reason: The Marriage of Heaven and Hell; Annotations on Watson”].

Tomoroy, P. The Life and Art of Henry Fuseli. London: Thames and Hudson, 1972.

ARTICLES

Bateson, F. W. Editorial comment on V. Doyno’s “Blake’s Revision of ‘London’.” Essays in Criticism, 22 (Jan. 1972), 61-62.

Bishop, Morchard. “The Poet and the Attorney: The Story of a Legacy.” Book Collector, 21:2 (Summer 1972), 245-54.

Cohen, Sandy. “Is William Blake’s Concept of Marriage Kabbalistic?” Notes and Queries, N. S. 20:3 (March 1973), 100-01.

Denvir, B. “Sensibility and Cybernetics; some recent books about art.” Art International, 16 (Feb. 1972), 64-66.

Doyno, V. “Blake’s Revision of ‘London’.” Essays in Criticism, 22 (Jan. 1972), 58-63.

Fawcus, Arnold. “William Blake’s Watercolour Designs illustrating Gray’s Poems—and Mr. Paul Mellon.” Connoisseur, 179 (Jan. 1972), 10-14.

Fletcher, Ian. “The Ellis-Yeats-Blake Manuscript Cluster.” Book Collector, 21:1 (Spring 1972), 72-94.

Grant, John. “Blake’s Illustrations of the Book of Job.” Times Literary Supplement, 30 Nov. 1973, p. 1484.

Horovitz, Michael. “Blake and the Voice of the Bard in our time.” Books, 10 (Winter 1972), 18-24.

James, G. Ingli. “Blake’s Woodcuts, Plain and Coloured.” Times Literary Supplement, 18 May 1973, p. 564.

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Keynes, Geoffrey. “Blake’s Engravings for Gay’s Fables.” Book Collector, 21:1 (Spring 1972), 59-64.

Kjellberg, P. “Le premier coup d’audace des peintres anglais: leurs aquarelles.” Connaissance Arts, 240 (Feb. 1972), 87.

Packer, William and G. S. Whittet. “London” [Tate Gallery, London; Exhibit of Blake’s Illustrations to the Poems of Thomas Gray]. Art and Artists, 6 (Jan. 1972), 46-47, 49.

Paulson, Ronald. “The Spectres of Blake and Rowlandson.” The Listener, 90 (2 Aug. 1973), 140-42.

Roberts, Neil. “The Spirit of Crow.” Delta, 50 (Spring 1972), 3-15.

Sharp, Dennis. “On show: exhibitions reviewed: Blake into Print.” [Tate Gallery, London: Exhibit of Blake’s Illustrations to the Poems of Thomas Gray]. Journal of the Royal Institute of British Architects, 80:2 (Feb. 1972), 80.

REVIEWS

Anon. G. E. Bentley, Jr., ed., The Blake Collection of Mrs. Landon K. Thorne. Times Literary Supplement, 28 April 1972, p. 470.

Anon. The Book of Thel, ed. Nancy Bogan. Times Literary Supplement, 29 Sept. 1972, p. 1145.

Anon. There is No Natural Religion [Trianon Press facsimile]. Times Literary Supplement, 28 April 1972, p. 470.

Anon. Jacob Bronowski, William Blake and the Age of Revolution. Times Literary Supplement, 28 April 1972, p. 470.

Anon. Morton D. Paley and Michael Phillips, eds., William Blake: Essays in honour of Sir Geoffrey Keynes. British Book News, Nov. 1973.

Anon. Andrew Wright, Blake’s “Job”: A Commentary. Times Literary Supplement, 29 Sept. 1972, p. 1145.

Bazarov, K. Ruthven Todd, William Blake the Artist. Arts and Artists, 7 (May 1972), 56.

Beer, John. Geoffrey Keynes, Blake Studies: Essays on his Life and Work. Notes and Queries, N. S. 20:8 (Aug. 1973), 305-07.

Beer, John. Morton D. Paley, Energy and the Imagination: A Study of the Development of Blake’s Thought. Notes and Queries, N. S. 20:2 (Feb. 1973), 75-76.

Beer, John. W. H. Stevenson, ed., The Poems of William Blake. Notes and Queries, N. S. 20:8 (Aug. 1973), 305-07.

Beer, John. Mona Wilson, The Life of William Blake, ed. Geoffrey Keynes. Notes and Queries, N. S. 20:8 (Aug. 1973), 305-07.

Edwards, R. Raymond Lister, British Romantic Art. Apollo, N. S. 98 (July 1973), 65-66.

Edwards, R. Nicholas Powell, Fuseli: the Nightmare. Apollo, N. S. 97 (June 1973), 619-21.

Edwards, R. P. Tomoroy, The Life and Art of Henry Fuseli. Apollo, N. S. 97 (June 1973), 619-21.

Garlick, K. William Blake’s Watercolour Designs for the Poems of Thomas Gray, ed. Geoffrey Keynes. Apollo, N. S. 98 (July 1973), 71.

Henn, T. R. Geoffrey Keynes, Blake Studies: Essays on his Life and Work. The Yearbook of English Studies, 3 (1973), 302-04.

Hirst, Desiree. John Beer, Blake’s Visionary Universe. The Yearbook of English Studies, 2 (1972), 294-95.

Hirst, Desiree. D. V. Erdman and J. E. Grant, eds., Blake’s Visionary Forms Dramatic. The Review of English Studies, 24:93 (Feb. 1973), 95-99.

Hirst, Desiree. Geoffrey Keynes, Blake Studies: Essays on his Life and Work. The Review of English Studies, 24:93 (Feb. 1973), 95-99.

Hirst, Desiree. Irene Taylor, Blake’s Illustrations to the Poems of Gray. The Review of English Studies, 24:93 (Feb. 1973), 95-99.

Hopkins, Kenneth. Morton D. Paley and Michael Phillips, eds., William Blake: Essays in Honour of Sir Geoffrey Keynes. Eastern Daily Press, 7 Sept. 1973.

Laws, Frederick. S. F. Damon, A Blake Dictionary: The Ideas and Symbols of William Blake. The Daily Telegraph, 13 Sept. 1973, p. 8.

Laws, Frederick. Morton D. Paley and Michael Phillips, eds., William Blake: Essays in Honour of Sir Geoffrey Keynes. The Daily Telegraph, 13 Sept. 1973, p. 8.

Muir, Kenneth. J. A. Wittreich, Jr., ed., The Romantics on Milton. Notes and Queries, N. S. 20:2 (Feb. 1973), 77-78.

Rosenthal, M. Raymond Lister, British Romantic Art. Connoisseur, 183 (July 1973), 228.

Williams, Raymond. D. V. Erdman and D. K. Moore, eds., The Notebook of William Blake. The Guardian, 29 Nov. 1973, p. 15.

Williams, Raymond. G. R. Sabri-Tabrizi, The “Heaven” and “Hell” of William Blake. The Guardian, 29 Nov. 1973, p. 15.

REPRODUCTIONS

“Angel Rolling away the Stone” (1808). Burlington Magazine, 114 (Sept. 1972), 652.

“Le Christ au Tombeau.” Gazzette Beaux Arts, Series 6, 81, supp. 206 (Feb. 1973).

“Dessin pour un poeme de Mr. Gray, a long story.” Gazzette Beaux Arts, series 6, 81, supp. 32 (Jan. 1973).

“L’Eternel.” La Revue du Louvre, 22:1 (1972), 52.

“Fall of the Rebel angels.” Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, 34 (1971), pl. 71.

“Le Pitie” (1795). Connoisseur, 179 (Feb. 1972), 144.

“Pity.” The Times, 28 Jan. 1972, p. 12.

“Mary Magdalene at the Sepulchre: she turned herself back and saw Jesus standing.” Apollo, 97 (May 1973), 24.

“St. Matthew and the Angel.” Connoisseur, 179 (Feb. 1972), 144.

“Tiriel supporting the swooning Myratana and addressing his sons.” Apollo, 95 (Feb. 1972), 154.

“Wise and Foolish Virgins.” Burlington Magazine, 155 (Feb. 1973), 138.

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