TEMPLE UNIVERSITY BLAKE DAYS
The Samuel Paley Library at Temple, in cooperation with the Department of English, College of Music, and School of Communications and Theater held a Blake Celebration from 18 February to 1 March 1974. An exhibit of Blake materials was arranged by the Library’s Department of Special Collections. On 20 February Michael Horovitz, editor and publisher of New Departures, read from his poetry. On 22 February James G. Smith of the English Department at Temple gave an illustrated talk on “Blake’s Job—the Art and the System.” On 26 February Sheldon Brivic, Annette Levitt, and James G. Smith of the English Department gave readings from Blake’s works, and on 27 February the same group joined by Richard Beckman and Jim Blackaby gave papers and led discussions on Blake. On 28 February students from the College of Music and the School of Communications and Theater performed Blake-inspired music and dance. And throughout the days of the Celebration Blake films and videotapes were shown.